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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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            The Unfolding Of Language

            The Unfolding Of Language (Paperback)

            By Deutscher, Guy

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            Presents an investigation into the evolution of language. This book exposes the elusive forces of creation at work in human communication. Along the way, it teaches why German maidens are neuter while German turnips are female, why we have feet not foots, and how great changes of... pronunciation may result from simple laziness.
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            ISBN 9780099460251
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2006
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 19+ years
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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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            Will I Ever Pee Alone Again?: And other happy, heart-warming poems for mums

            Will I Ever Pee Alone Again?: And other happy, heart-warming poems for mums (Hardback, Digital original)

            By Conway, Emma

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            100 uplifting poems on motherhood, from much-loved YouTuber and Instagrammer Brummy Mummy of 2 - the perfect gift for any mums in your life.

            ISBN 9780751580068
            Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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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 Idioms

            Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)

            By Ayto, John

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            This dictionary defines a myriad of phrases and sayings that are used daily in the English language. It contains more than 10,000 idioms, including figurative expressions, similes, sayings, and proverbs, and features usage examples and information on origins for many of them.

            ISBN 9780198845621
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Oxford Quick Reference
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            North East Arabian Dialects Mono
             

            North East Arabian Dialects Mono (Paperback)

            By Ingham, Bruce

            • RRP: $102.00
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            First published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

            ISBN 9781138977273
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Language Change
             

            Language Change (Paperback)

            By Beard, Adrian

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            'Language Change' examines the way external factors have influenced and are influencing language change, focusing on how changing social contexts are reflected in language use.

            ISBN 9780415320566
            Released NZ 12 Feb 2004
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Intertext
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            Runes

            Runes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Page, R. I.

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            Describes the history of runes, suggests reasons for their invention and use, and shows examples of runic inscriptions on pottery, boxes, and memorial stones.

            ISBN 9780520061149
            Released NZ 15 Jun 1987
            Publisher University of California Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Reading the Past
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            Vice Slang
             

            Vice Slang (Hardback)

            By Dalzell, Tom; Victor, Terry

            • RRP: $282.00
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            Vice Slang gently eases you into the language of gambling, drugs and alcohol, providing you with 3,000 words to establish yourself firmly in the world of corruption and wickedness.

            ISBN 9781138834996
            Released NZ 20 Jul 2015
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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