What the Fuzz?!

The Adventures of Fuzzberta and Friends

Author: Monica Wu

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781786852663


Page: 96

View: 4382

Fluffballs Fuzzberta and Friends have been taking the internet by storm as they chronicle their lives via fancy dress, from highlighting the best of film and fashion to offering behind-the-scenes material of what they get up to in their spare time. Now this guinea-pig gang has collected its all-time favourite and exclusive photos in one book for all non-fuzzy beings to enjoy!

The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

Author: Tom Dalzell,Terry Victor

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317372514

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 2507

View: 911

Booklist Top of the List Reference Source The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's brilliant magnum opus, The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, this two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is the definitive record of post WWII slang. Containing over 60,000 entries, this new edition of the authoritative work on slang details the slang and unconventional English of the English-speaking world since 1945, and through the first decade of the new millennium, with the same thorough, intense, and lively scholarship that characterized Partridge's own work. Unique, exciting and, at times, hilariously shocking, key features include: unprecedented coverage of World English, with equal prominence given to American and British English slang, and entries included from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, South Africa, Ireland, and the Caribbean emphasis on post-World War II slang and unconventional English published sources given for each entry, often including an early or significant example of the term’s use in print. hundreds of thousands of citations from popular literature, newspapers, magazines, movies, and songs illustrating usage of the headwords dating information for each headword in the tradition of Partridge, commentary on the term’s origins and meaning New to this edition: A new preface noting slang trends of the last five years Over 1,000 new entries from the US, UK and Australia New terms from the language of social networking Many entries now revised to include new dating, new citations from written sources and new glosses The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is a spectacular resource infused with humour and learning – it’s rude, it’s delightful, and it’s a prize for anyone with a love of language. In addition to this hard back two volume set, The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English will also be the first slang dictionary available on-line, giving readers unprecedented access to the rich world of slang. For details, including hardback plus on-line bundle offers, please visit www.partridgeslangonline.com

The Internet Girls

Author: Misha Trent

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 1496981766

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 8768

The Internet Girls Anna a pretty young Russian woman meets a man on the internet and they become friendly. She agrees to meet him for dinner at a well known restaurant near where she lives. But he drugs and abducts her. Unknown to her he is part of a Romainian gang who kidnap young girls and sell them into the Sex Slave Business and Anna is his latest conquest. Anna's father is told his daughter has been kidnapped and he asks his friends, who are ex Russian Special Forces to help. They immediately set off to try and catch the kidnapper. But the Russians are too late, Anna has been sold to a gangster who works out of London. They decide to go to the UK and get some help to track down the missing girl. But the resulting search turns out to be violent and brutal with lots of dead criminals, and Anna is not easy to find. Because of the large number of dead bodies the Police find themselves investigating, a senior detective becomes very interested in what's going on, with surprising results.

Virtuous Trepidation

The Black Hand of the Mafia

Author: Carl E. Prichard

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1425967493

Category: Fiction

Page: 348

View: 3862

Moving with ease from the sordid tables of the Wrong Number Bar on the west side of Detroit, to the expansive Italian Villa of the Mafia's Sicilian don himself. Carl E. Prichard had scored another triumph of fast paced action with his third novel, VIRTUOUS TREPIDATION. As intrigue and happenstance link high priced prostitutes, quick thinking strong armed thieves, and the cold cruel business world of the Mafia, you find yourself drawn into a world you hope is only fiction, yet you know is very real. From the stench of Shaggy Dog's unkempt life style to the glitz of Las Vegas, the French Foreign Legend to Father Timothy's fight to save his parishioners, this is a novel that will keep you turning pages long into the night.

The Boss Book

The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Popular Compact Effects for Guitar

Author: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780634044809

Category: Music

Page: 121

View: 1925

Book Why have guitarists bought over seven million Boss compact effects? Read this book and you'll understand! The Boss Book includes: the story in complete detail of every Boss compact effect ever made; super color photos, design history, trivia, tricks and secrets; candid interviews with the Boss founder and design engineers; essays on musical trends and famous players; and much more. As a bonus, the accompanying CD features 72 guitar sounds with control settings and detailed equipment set-ups so you can take your guitar playing to another dimension! "I've used Boss pedals since their inception ... For me, Boss has always stood for simplicity, reliability and great sounding, very high-quality effects." Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (Doobie Bros., Steely Dan)

The Complete Idiot's Guide to String Theory

Author: George Musser

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101029358

Category: Science

Page: 368

View: 1225

Everything is connected... We''re living in the midst of a scientific revolution that''s captured the general public''s attention and imagination. The aim of this new revolution is to develop a "theory of everything"- -- a set of laws of physics that will explain all that can be explained, ranging from the tiniest subatomic particle to the universe as a whole. Here, readers will learn the ideas behind the theories, and their effects upon our world, our civilization, and ourselves.

Finley the Fuzz

Author: Andrew Tolan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780990903352


Page: 38

View: 1821

Although being a one of kind creature sounds great, Finley wishes he could be anything else than just a "fuzz." With his hopes set on finding somewhere new to belong, Finley goes on a journey far and wide to be like the other creatures around the world. What he soon finds out though, is that it's just better to be yourself!

Thinking German Translation

A Course in Translation Method

Author: Sándor Hervey,Mr Ian Higgins,Senior Lecturer in English Literature Ian Higgins,Michael Loughridge

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134818971

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 9433

Thinking German Translation is a comprehensive and revolutionary 20-week course in translation method offering a challenging and entertaining approach to the acquisition of translation skills. It has been fully and successfully piloted at the University of St.Andrews. Translation is presented as a problem-solving discipline. Discussion, examples and a full range of exercise work enable students to acquire the skills necessary for a broad range of translation problems. Examples are drawn from a wide variety of material from technical and commercial texts to poetry and song. Thinking German Translation is essential reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of German. The book will also appeal to a wide range of languages students and tutors through the general discussion of principles, purposes and practice of translation.


Author: Earl Shorris

Publisher: N.A


Category: Race relations

Page: 240

View: 1615