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The Assent By Rosemary Appleton
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'Falling in love can be very spiritual before concretization' said an old Tibetan lama. In the Tantra, the stage of falling in love before physical contact can lead to enlightenment if physical... More > contact is avoided for long enough. Cthonic rather than platonic love. A sonnet sequence with some formal experiments with leafing one sonnet within another so they can either be read separately together or as one, opening up the possiblities for stereophonic meaning. Also tells a story of unrequited love leading to something more unconditional.< Less
Watson’s Education Publishing Edition of Samuel Johnson's An English Grammar By Aaron Watson
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Dr. Samuel Johnson's An English Grammar. One of the first and foremost books written on the study of English Grammar and that helped to formalized the language.
Watson’s Education Publishing Edition of Samuel Johnson's An English Grammar By Aaron Watson
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Dr. Samuel Johnson's An English Grammar. One of the first and foremost books written on the study of English Grammar and that helped to formalized the language.
The Scots Tongue (La skota lingvo) By Girvan McKay
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This book is an unpretentious attempt at an introduction to Scots, similar to the kind of popular manual aimed at those wishing to acquire a basic knowledge of, say, French or German. It sets out to... More > treat the Lowland Scots vernacular as a modern language rather than an outmoded dialect of “proper English”, which is how it has all too long been regarded. It is in no way a formal grammar or linguistic treatise, and the reader should not expect to find here a comparative analysis of the various dialects of Scots or a historical study of the older Scottish tongue. There are already numerous books available for those whose interest lies in these fields. In this book grammatical terms are kept to a minimum and are explained in simple English. The ubiquitous apostrophe which speckles the pages of anthologies of Scots poetry like fly-blow has been all but totally eliminated.< Less
AZ Over The Rainbow By Connie Connolly
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AZ Over the Rainbow, 11 years in the making. This is the story of the Connie Azbell Connolly that you never knew – The Connie before she moved to Celebration, Florida – The Connie whose... More > life was changed forever by a bump on the head. Separated from her family at an early age, she was classified as mentally retarded. She was raised in a variety of state hospitals, foster homes, and group homes. Her life was filled with incredible highs and devastating lows, but she came through it all even though she still had the mentally retarded label. But some of the people who knew her best saw something that the others didn’t and fought to have her retested. At the age of 29 she was reclassified from mentally retarded to cerebral palsy and allowed to start her formal education. In 1996 she got her High School Diploma – not her GED – her High School Diploma. This is her story, in her own words.< Less
AZ Over The Rainbow By Connie Connolly
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AZ Over the Rainbow, 11 years in the making. This is the story of the Connie Azbell Connolly that you never knew – The Connie before she moved to Celebration, Florida – The Connie whose... More > life was changed forever by a bump on the head. Separated from her family at an early age, she was classified as mentally retarded. She was raised in a variety of state hospitals, foster homes, and group homes. Her life was filled with incredible highs and devastating lows, but she came through it all even though she still had the mentally retarded label. But some of the people who knew her best saw something that the others didn’t and fought to have her retested. At the age of 29 she was reclassified from mentally retarded to cerebral palsy and allowed to start her formal education. In 1996 she got her High School Diploma – not her GED – her High School Diploma. This is her story, in her own words.< Less
The Fractal Brain Theory By Wai Tsang
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The Fractal Brain Theory, or the Symmetry, Self Similarity and Recursivity Theory of Brain and Mind, is a Revolutionary new way of looking at the nature of intelligence and also genomics. It is the... More > key to a powerful and new kind of Recursively Self Modifying Artificial Intelligence. Wai H. Tsang presents an exciting new synthesis of all things psychological, linguistic, neuroscientific, genomic, evolutionary, informatic, computational, complex and fractal. Dealing with the most central puzzles of mind science and AI, and weaving in some of the most fundamental concepts in mathematics such as symmetry, geometry, functions, discrete maths and formal axiomatic systems. This book presents nothing less than a seamless unified theory of Brain, Mind, Artificial Intelligence, Functional Genomics, Ontogenesis and Evolution. Also covering topics such as the quest for the Perfect & Universal Language, Recursively Self Modifying Algorithms, Super Intelligence & Technological Singularity.< Less
Success with Etiquette: Delightful Dining Etiquette! By Shawn E. Gilleylen
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In today’s business world, more and more business is conducted over restaurant tables than boardrooms. Part of the professional process is being able to understand proper table etiquette and... More > how to present oneself in a sophisticated and proper manner while eating. Dining with a client, colleague, or superior is an opportunity to get to know the individual on a personal level to your strengthen business relationship. Employers and clients are observing your social skills, character, and acumen. The way you behave while dining is a reflection of how you conduct business. This charming book explores all aspects of dining etiquette from place settings, silverware savoir-faire, napkin placement, seat assignments, dining styles, body language at the table, food faux pas, eloquent conversation, host/guest duties, toasts, invitations, the art of thank you, and more… Discover the finer points of dining to dine with delight, charisma, and sophistication!< Less
A Freelancer’s Guide to the Translation Industry By Bradley Heden
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Topics include: The importance of Proactive Marketing Market Research and Business Development; Resumes and Curricula Vitae Preparation; Education and Professional Certifications; Computer Skills and... More > Translation Software; Employment History and Past Performance; Translation & Interpretation; Website Localization; Translation Agencies and EO 13166; Oral Proficiency Interviews; Interagency Language Roundtable Proficiency Levels; Establishing Rates for Services; Quality Control and Quality Assurance; Government Printing Office Standards; Formal Quotes and Estimates; Effective Professional Services Contracts; Dispute Resolution; Copyright Ownership of Derivative Works; Project Delivery; Payment Acceptance & Processing; Small Business Administration Programs; Types of Business Ownership.< Less
Argumentation + Discussion By Joachim K. Stiller
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156 p., A5. -- In discussions and debates as in essays etc., many people lack the right words and arguments. The useful phrases in English language are given systematically in Part A of this... More > course-book. Each unit is short enough to enhance learning success. Part B is an alphabetical English-German Dictionary of the words used in Part A. In addition, some elementary methods of word building are presented for even more word power, the rules of a formal debate are presented, and some useful rhetoric devices are given as tools for discussions. Excellent for self-study and for lessons at schools.< Less

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