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Bored

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: bored


Sometimes it's hard to maintain that lively facade of "please tell me more about your fascinating hobby of doorknob polishing". This will be ideal wear for such occasions as staff meetings. View more info

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Computer says NO

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Price: $25.00

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Tired of explaining the reason for refusal? Instead of the well-known "talk to the hand" you can simply indicate the message with a wave of a well-manicured index (or other) finger. View more info

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The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words from Around the World

By: Adam Jacot De Boinod

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2009

Seller ID: 012892


205 crisp pp & less than 500g to post. Did you know that people in Indonesia have a word that means 'to take off your clothes in order to dance'? Or how many words the Albanians have for eyebrows and moustaches? Or that the Dutch word for skimming stones is plimpplamppletteren? Drawing on the collective wisdom of over 154 languages, this intriguing book is arranged by theme so you can compare attitudes all over the world to such subjects as food, the human body and the b... View more info

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THE WAY TO WRITE FOR CHILDREN

By: Aiken Joan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Elm Treet Books, London: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007913


Very Good condition. "Advice on plot construction, character and importance of inessential detail; discusses humour and fantasy and touches on the vexed question of the moral message." View more info

Artistry in Training: Thinking Differently About the Way You Help People to Learn

By: Burns, Stephanie

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Australia, Woodslane Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

Seller ID: 008580


"A landmark book in the professionalisation of the occupation of corporate trainer" Book focuses on both trainer & learner. French flaps enclose 273 clean, tight, white pp. View more info

THE CAMBRIDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LANGUAGE

By: Crystal David

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007387


As New condition. "With over 600 maps, diagrams and photographs, the book is a unique source of information on the variety, structure, history and theory of language- for the student of language or literature, and all those interested in how we communicate." Heavier items may require additional postage. View more info

Sleeping on the Wing

By: Koch, K. And Farrell, K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1981

Seller ID: 008701


Very nice, clean copy in unclipped dj. No chips or tears. An illuminating look at modern poetry which examines the work of 23 poets from Walt Whitman to Allen Ginsberg. Includes multiple samples from each poet, plus an essay that offers explanatory material as well as inspiration for the reader to craft a poem also. 313 pages. Indexed. View more info

Cambridge Paperback Guide to Literature in English

By: Ousby, Ian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 008741


owner name inside cover, book clean, tight & white. Derived from the parent Guide to Literature in English, this volume offers in concise form over 4,000 entries on literature in English from cultures throughout the world. Writers and major works from the UK and the USA are represented, as are those from Canada, the Caribbean, Australia, India, and Africa. The coverage is broad - from the classics of English literature to the best of modern writing. Additionally, the Gui... View more info

HOW TO DO JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING IN THE OFFICE

By: Rosen Courtney and the eHow Editors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007266


As New condition. A concise and clear manual for office management, including personal learning skills, jobs and employment, business and finance management, and socialising in the office. 128pp View more info

EGYPTIAN ARABIC PHRASEBOOK

By: Wayne Scott

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Lonely Planet: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006167


Very Good condition. View more info