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Year of the Thief By Matthew DiGangi (ed.)
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Thieves Jargon is a literary journal notable for its adventurous and talented writers. Their voices tell thirsty stories, tales whispered from traveling salesmen to wide-eyed youngsters in bowling... More > alley parking lots. They are fools, they are magicians, they are hanged men. "Year of the Thief" sends you on a surreal trip to the emergency room. It moves into the guest room in that creepy couple’s house. It lets the misunderstood midget entrepreneur tell his side of the story. It’s the tragedy of Odeen Hibbs. Found among these peculiar scenarios and many others are new stories from Delphine Lecompte, Jeff T. Kane, and Paul Kavanagh, three of the best and most decorated underground authors writing today.< Less
The A-Z of Digital Marketing By James Gaubert
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Have you ever found yourself sat in a digital marketing meeting nodding along, too afraid to ask ‘what do you mean?’ Do you know the meaning of SoLoMo, VTR, SERP, trendjacking,... More > permalinks, CX, IRM and DMP? It doesn’t matter if you are just starting a career in digital marketing or if you are a seasoned veteran, one thing is for sure, digital marketing is an ever-evolving beast, innovating and developing at lightning speed, it’s sometimes hard to keep up! The A-Z of Digital Marketing by James Gaubert is designed to provide you with help and understanding on some of today’s digital marketing terms, innovations, acronyms, buzzwords, platforms, terminology and jargon. The ultimate goal, to educate you on the vast, and broad, topic of digital marketing, empower you in the workplace, help you write your own real-life digital marketing story and turn you into a cutting edge digital unicorn! Book cover designed by Loraine de Lumen.< Less
chinuk-wawa learners' grammar--reference version By Henry Zenk
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A definitive grammar description of chinuk wawa as spoken by the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, OR.
Website Basics By Sharon Jackson
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Getting the right website for your business is important. Use this book to learn some hints and tips to help you on the path to getting a great website.
Who's Put Rat Into Bureaucrat By Anna Nolan
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Lambasting bureaucracy and jargon, this satirical book is a significantly revised version of An Alien in a Madhouse. Like its predecessor, it pokes fun at officialdom, officialese, political... More > correctness gone mad and the vagaries of office life. It also ponders some of the usage booby-traps strewn across English, detonating a few of them with irreverent jocularity. This is why the book can also be seen as a reference source addressing several troublesome points of grammar, punctuation and spelling – albeit humorously.< Less
Patrick O'Brian Codebook By Brian Fowler
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Literati accolades aside, Patrick O'Brian is no easy read. The 21 Aubrey-Maturin books are packed with words and minutia that are historically accurate but mostly lost on a 21st-century readership.... More > Naval jargon and period vernacular can stymie the seasoned fan and discourage the uninitiated: cross-trees, trestle-trees, drowned baby, and treacle-dowdy. The "Patrick O'Brian Codebook" illuminates O'Brian's writings in 350 pages with 700 images and 100 custom illustrations, a lexicon with 12,000 entries, and supporting information to clarify the political and cultural landscape during the Napoleonic Wars.< Less
The Canoe and the Saddle By Theodore Winthrop
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A narrative of travel in Washington Territory in 1853 and on the Isthmus of Panama in the preceding year. A recounting Theodore Winthrop's Northwest tour. Winthrop was a writer, lawyer, and world... More > traveler. He was one of the first Union officers killed in the American Civil War. In the heat of battle, Major Winthrop leapt onto the trunk of a fallen tree and reportedly yelled, "One more charge boys, and the day is ours." Soon thereafter, he was killed by a musket ball to the heart and became the first casualty of rank for the Northern side in what history regards as the first pitched land battle of the Civil War. Ardent abolitionist Winthrop was shot by a Black Confederate soldier. He died in 1861. His book was copyrighted in 1862 and published in 1863. CONTENTS include: An entrance -- A Klalam grandee -- Whulge -- Owhhigh -- Forests of the Cascades -- "Boston tilicum" -- Tacoma -- Sowee house-Loolowcan -- Via mala -- Treachery -- Kamaiakan -- Lightning and torchlight -- The Dalles-their legend.< Less
Jargonaut Express: Essential Idioms for the Astute Business Speaker By Brian Ashcraft
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Acquiring a list of useful idioms could take an individual several years to encounter. Countless experiences are consolidated here to make your business speak pop. The Jargonaut Express helps you be... More > there in stride with business professionals who speak a common language. If you are going to use idiomatic expressions to add some color to your vocabulary, you should first know and understand exactly what it is you are saying so that you can say it with a boost of confidence. When done well, these colorful idioms can be highly-effective tools that should be part of everyone’s communication toolkit. The Jargonaut Express aims to not just provide a simple definition, but to also provide additional contextual information that makes each idiom stick. What you will find is an increased awareness of idiom usage and also be able to contribute a memorable story that you can relate when you hear these idiomatic gems in your company.< Less
Jargonaut Express: Essential Idioms for the Astute Business Speaker By Brian Ashcraft
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Acquiring a list of useful idioms could take an individual several years to encounter. Countless experiences are consolidated here to make your business speak pop. The Jargonaut Express helps you be... More > there in stride with business professionals who speak a common language. If you are going to use idiomatic expressions to add some color to your vocabulary, you should first know and understand exactly what it is you are saying so that you can say it with a boost of confidence. When done well, these colorful idioms can be highly-effective tools that should be part of everyone’s communication toolkit. The Jargonaut Express aims to not just provide a simple definition, but to also provide additional contextual information that makes each idiom stick. What you will find is an increased awareness of idiom usage and also be able to contribute a memorable story that you can relate when you hear these idiomatic gems in your company.< Less
GLICS ;) By T. L. Duran
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Geek Lingo Internet & Communication Savvy GLICS is loaded with fun Emoticons including Smileys, Pets, BMOC, and Straights. Taste even more Geek Culture with Netiquette, A-Z-Misc Shortys,... More > Siliconia and an extensive Word list of the wildest Cyber Technobabble explained in simple to the point progressive fun terms. If you want to learn how to decode and encode the codes used to impress Newbies and Denizens while upgrading to a Netizen in an interesting and humorous, yet serious, way then this guide is for U! TNX BCNU ;)< Less

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