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Download E-books Toposaurus: a humorous treasury of toponyms: an entertaining assortment of familiar words and phrases derived from place names--and their colorful origins PDF

By John D. Jacobson

This examine provides the origins of greater than three hundred universal phrases and words, every one together with or relating names of areas. "Toposaurus" is stuffed with a laugh histories on a large choice of toponyms, each one meticulously researched and assured to enlighten and amuse the reader.

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Download E-books [(Ernest Gowers: Plain Words and Forgotten Deeds )] [Author: Ann Scott] [Oct-2009] PDF

By Ann Scott

Attracts on formerly inaccessible relatives information to penetrate the anonymity and public reticence of 1 of Britains nice 20th century civil servants. Gowers used to be hugely influential in public coverage all through his lengthy civil carrier profession, which begun in 1903 and culminated in working Londons civil defence in the course of the moment international battle.

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Download E-books Play old-time country fiddle : 75 traditional fiddle tunes arranged with words & chords : including 25 square dances with complete calls & instructions PDF

By Jerry Silverman

This overview is from: Play Old-Time kingdom mess around (Hardcover): a superb selection of seventy five conventional old-time mess around tunes. (with entire musical notation and lyrics). The hardbound variation additionally has 25 sq. dancing calls and directions creation: earlier than you start Fiddlin -- Fiddlin round -- part 1: -- mess around Songs -- Maple leaf rag -- i am definitely dwelling a ragtime lifestyles -- outdated Dan Tucker -- Ida purple -- Cumberland hole -- Sourwood Mountain -- Fly round my blue-eyed gal -- Crawdad -- Garryowen -- Bully of town -- Hop up, my women -- Bile them cabbage down -- Wildwood flower -- 9 hundred miles -- Sail away, girls -- Cripple Creek -- L'il Liza Jane -- Cindy -- Black-eyed Susie -- Roll in my candy baby's fingers -- Boatman dance -- outdated Joe Clark -- Sally Goodin -- Mountain dew -- Salty puppy -- part 2: -- sq. Dances-all of the subsequent have dances -- sq. dance calls -- Turkey within the straw (Figure of 8) -- Pop, is going the weasel -- Arkansas tourist (Kiss her in the event you dare) -- Buffalo gals (Buffalo boy) -- hearken to the mockingbird (Cut off six) -- Gal I left in the back of me -- Camptown races (Lefthand woman cross lower than) -- Soldier's pleasure (Chase the rabbit) -- Darling Nellie grey -- Polly wolly doodle (The basket) -- Captain Jinks -- Oh, them golden slippers (Uptown and downtown) -- look ahead to the wagon (Duck for the oyster) -- leave out MacLeod's reel (Turkey wing) -- White cockade (Song: John Hielandmand, Dance: Push her away) -- Rig a jig jig (Grapevine twist) -- Rakes of mallow (Swing within the corridor) -- Billy Boy -- country coming (Progressive 3 circle) -- She'll be coming around the mountain -- purple River Valley -- fowl reel -- Kerry dance (Righthand woman) -- Spanish cavalier (Honolulu child) -- Son of a gambolier (Rambling damage) -- part three: -- mess around Tunes -- Black Mountain rag -- Flop-eared mule -- Rye straw -- Lamplighter's hornpipe -- Liverpool hornpipe -- Fisher's hornpipe --- Rustic reel -- Speed-the-plough -- Pigtown fling -- Mountain hornpipe -- Haste to the marriage -- women' triumph -- St Patrick's Day within the morning -- Tempest -- Rory O'More -- Hull's victory -- Irish washerwoman -- mess around rag -- funds musk -- Sailor's hornpipe -- Ragtime Annie -- Wilson's clog dance -- Ned Kendall's hornpipe -- Larry O'Gaff -- Devil's dream

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Download E-books Language Periphery: Monocollocable words in English, Italian, German and Czech (Studies in Corpus Linguistics) PDF

A full-length research of monocollocable phrases, i.e. phrases whose utilization is significantly limited to at least one or a couple of combos basically (such as English ado in without much/further ado), that brings jointly corpus-based info from the 4 languages besides reports analysing, alongside either basic and language-specific strains, monocollocable phrases when it comes to their frequency, lexical in addition to morphosyntactic behaviour, and diverse elements in their peripheral prestige. all of the 4 langauges coated, particularly, English, Italian, German and Czech additionally bargains a quick creation of the respective languages written in English, Italian, German and Czech. a unprecedented contribution to our wisdom of an as but little studied box, the e-book will allure the eye of, and stimulate a brand new curiosity in, all who're able to recognize that collocation is a center phenomenon of language – lexicologists, lexicographers with a spotlight on phrasing, language typologists, linguists with a contrastive and ancient schedule, and language lecturers alike.

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