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            Did You Burp?: How to Ask Questions (or Not!)
             

            Did You Burp?: How to Ask Questions (or Not!) (Hardback)

            By Sayre, April Pulley; Hernandez, Leeza

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            This helpful how-to guide teaches kids what a question is, when to ask one, and how to form one. Friendly tips and pointers ( Keep it short! Show interest! ) help kids keep their questions appropriate and on point. Above all, the book encourages readers to keep on asking question...s--the beginning of learning about the world.
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            ISBN 9781580897372
            Released NZ 31 Jul 2019
            Publisher Charlesbridge Publishing,U.S.
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages
              

            Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages (Paperback)

            By Deutscher, Guy

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            An odyssey that takes us from Homer to Darwin, from scientists to savages, from the corridors of Yale to the rivers of the Amazon, from how to name the rainbow to why Russian water - a 'she' - become a 'he' once you have dipped a tea bag into her. It explores some of the fascinat...ing questions about language, culture and the human mind.
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            ISBN 9780099505570
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2011
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Track Star Sentences
             

            Track Star Sentences (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Prokos, Anna

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            Buzz Star heads out to the Sneaker Squeaker Championship to cover a variety of track-and-field events. As star athlete Troy Fleet sprints down the track in hopes of winning a medal, Buzz helps him learn about forming sentences. Head for the finish line in the All-Star Activity an...d youll finish in first place!
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            ISBN 9781433921391
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2009
            Publisher Gareth Stevens Publishing
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Series Grammar All-Stars (Paperback)
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            The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases
             

            The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cryer, Max

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            "The Godzone Dictionary is a concise A - Z of the words and phrases that make our New Zealand language and speech patterns so different. Language expert Max Cryer examines a wide range of words and phrases, shedding light on their origin and offering helpful definitions. Slang wo...rds and expressions feature heavily, while one of the unique features of this book is the large number of Mori words that have become part of our common language in recent years. The listing also includes the popular names of our sports teams, and an appendix of common New Zealand acronyms completes the book."--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775594000
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2019
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
              

            Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs (Paperback, 6th Revised edition)

            Edited by Speake, Jennifer

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            This unique and thoroughly revised collection contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English, drawing on the resources of the Oxford Dictionaries team for the most up-to-date research. Lively and compelling, it is filled with favourites - old and new - with a str...ong emphasis on meanings of proverbs catalogued.
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            ISBN 9780198734901
            Released NZ 6 Oct 2015
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Oxford Quick Reference
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            Sounds & Furies: The Love-Hate Relationship between Women and Slang

            Sounds & Furies: The Love-Hate Relationship between Women and Slang (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Green, Jonathon

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            Women as slang creators and users is perhaps the last, and very important, piece of the slang jigsaw. Women in slang is a pretty sorry story, but women and slang is an undiscovered territory, which this book explores, from female-dominated web sites such as Mumsnet to Chicago tee...nager Peaches Monroe and the coining of 'on fleek'.
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            ISBN 9781472141927
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Bad Words: And What They Say About Us

            Bad Words: And What They Say About Us (Hardback)

            By Gooden, Philip

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            This is emphatically not just another book about swear words/bad language -- though it will include those -- but more about why and how certain terms fall in and out of favour and therefore, indirectly, what these changes in taste and taboo say about us.

            ISBN 9781472141576
            Released NZ 10 Sep 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Fair Dinkum! Aussie Slang

            Fair Dinkum! Aussie Slang (Paperback)

            By Nelson, H. G.

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            Australian slang unites the true blue and the dinky-di and separates the cheeky little possums from the happy little Vegemites. In this attractive new pictorial guide, readers will learn to distinguish their drongos from their dropkicks and discover where our unique vernacular co...mes from. Discover the connection between bludgers and pimps, drongos and a winless horse. Aussie slang tells us much about our history; in this book are words that have evolved from Indigenous languages, the dialects of the British Isles and the names, catchphrases and peccadillos of Australian celebrities. Alongside the fascinating etymological information are striking images from the National Library's vast Pictures Collection-used to great humorous effect in illustrating the slang words and phrases-and commentaries by H.G. Nelson, the man who, together with Rampaging Roy Slaven, brought the world the 'battered sav', the 'hullo boys' and the 'spinning date', all gymnastics moves that need little further explanation. A mix of traditional and modern slang, in a fresh design, this guide will educate and entertain readers, and tickle their funny bones.
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            ISBN 9780642278791
            Published NZ 2 Nov 2015
            Publisher National Library of Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Latin: A Symbol's Empire

            Latin: A Symbol's Empire (Hardback)

            By Waquet, Francois; Translated by Howe, John

            A readable history of Latin between the 16th and 20th centuries - a period when it dominated the civic and sacred worlds of Europe and, arguably, the entire western world.

            ISBN 9781859846155
            Released NZ 17 Jul 2001
            Publisher Verso Books
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Least You Should Know about Vocabulary Building: Word Roots

            The Least You Should Know about Vocabulary Building: Word Roots (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 7th edition)

            By Glazier, Teresa; Knight, Laura; Friend, Carol

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            THE LEAST YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT VOCABULARY BUILDING: WORD ROOTS uses words you already know to show you how to develop your vocabulary. With a better vocabulary, your papers will look better and your grades will improve as well.

            ISBN 9780495906346
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781285430454
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2010
            Publisher Cengage Learning, Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
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