Metaphors Be with You: An A to Z Dictionary of History's Greatest Metaphorical Quotations Totally Weird and Wonderful Words The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary Mighty Fine Words and Smashing Expressions: Making Sense of Transatlantic English Presidential Voices: Speaking Styles from George Washington to George W. Bush Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language Let's Talk Turkey: The Stories Behind America's Favorite Expressions
Oxymoronica: Paradoxical Wit and Wisdom from History's Greatest Wordsmiths Highly Irregular: Why Tough, Through, and Dough Don't Rhyme--And Other Oddities of the English Language Verbatim: From the Bawdy to the Sublime, the Best Writing on Language for Word Lovers, Grammar Mavens, and Armchair Linguists Thinking Inside the Box: Adventures with Crosswords and the Puzzling People Who Can't Live Without Them OK: The Improbable Story of America's Greatest Word From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of the Generations It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Clichés
Dictionary Stories: Short Fictions and Other Findings Dewdroppers, Waldos, and Slackers: A Decade-By-Decade Guide to the Vanishing Vocabulary of the Twentieth Century The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves to Sand Worms, the Words Behind World-Building Garner's Modern English Usage Splendiferous Speech: How Early Americans Pioneered Their Own Brand of English Slang: The People's Poetry The Evasion-English Dictionary: Expanded Edition (Expanded)
In Praise of Profanity Metaphors Be with You: An A to Z Dictionary of History's Greatest Metaphorical Quotations On the Dot: The Speck That Changed the World The Deeper Meaning of Liff: A Dictionary of Things There Aren't Any Words for Yet--But There Ought to Be Word Myths: Debunking Linguistic Urban Legends Word Origins... and How We Know Them: Etymology for Everyone Dictionary Stories: Short Fictions and Other Findings

Books for Word Lovers

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Books for Word Lovers

In Praise of Profanity

Michael Adams

$17.95
$16.69

Word Myths: Debunking Linguistic Urban Legends

David Wilton

$14.95
$13.90

The Deeper Meaning of Liff: A Dictionary of Things There...

Douglas Adams and John Lloyd

$13.99
$13.01

From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of the Generations

Allan Metcalf

$19.95
$18.55

Slang: The People's Poetry

Michael Adams

$28.75

On the Dot: The Speck That Changed the World

Alexander Humez and Nicholas Humez

$40.25

Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language

Gretchen McCulloch

$17.00
$15.81

Garner's Modern English Usage

Bryan Garner

$50.00
$46.50