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 Dictionaries, Language & Reference

Some write-on content. Making a will is a vital and responsible task but is often put off because the process appears so complicated. "The Will Kit" sets out to change that. It itemises in clear, easy language what the reader needs to know about prepari... read more

The New Zealand Will Kit
$19.99(NZD) inc GST
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'Words are not only tools; they are also weapons' The secret to being a truly Superior Person is to use really superior words. More impressive than a top hat, much more effective than a fist-fight, here are five hundred words to help you wigg... read more

The Superior Person's Book of Words
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This dictionary never gets left at home � it clips neatly into a student�s ring-binder folder. It is a solid, basic ready-reference for students aged 11 to 16.� over 20,000 headwords � word origins are provided if they shed light on ... read more

New Zealand Oxford Schoolmate Dictionary
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Calling all animal lovers! Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals puts the spotlight on the world's most fur-nomenal creatures, peculiar pets, wacky wildlife and cute critters. In this action-packed annual, you'll meet surfing pigs, ... read more

Amazing Animals (Guinness World Records 2018)
$29.99(NZD) inc GST
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Revised and updated, with more than 300,000 puzzle answers organised alphabetically, by number of letters, and by common categories.

Complete Crossword Dictionary (Purple)
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A Maori Word a Day offers an easy, instant and motivating entry into the Maori language. Through its 365 Maori words, you will learn the following-
- English translations
- Word category, notes and background information
- Sample sentences, ... read more

A Maori Word a Day
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Some people say scohn, while others say schown. He says bath, while she says bahth. You say potayto. I say potahto And- -wait a second, no one says potahto. No one's ever said potahto. Have they? From reconstructing Shakespeare's acce... read more

You Say Potato: The Story of English Accents
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Challenging Words for Smart People is not for everyone. But if you are heels-over-head nuts about language and have a passion for snatching significance from the mass data swirling around us, you will sha... read more

Challenging Words for Smart People: Bringing Order to the English Language
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Apostrophes are a pain. The rules about how to use them are complicated, and have evolved haphazardly. Originally written as advice by a copywriter for designers - who tend to insert and remove apostrophes at will, for visual effect - this is a light-hearted... read more

Fucking Apostrophes
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Malapropism - A word or phrase that has been mistaken for another, usually because of its sound rather than its meaning.Everyone has made the mistake of using a word or phrase that they think sounds correct, but in fact is not. Malapropisms make so... read more

Going to Hell in a Hen Basket
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The most irreverent and enjoyable book on language since Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Mary Norris has spent more than three decades guarding the New Yorker's grand traditions of grammar and usage. Now she brings her vast experience and ... read more

Between You & Me - Confessions of a Comma Queen
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