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Myths and Misconceptions
Have you always thought that a goldfish has a 3-second memory span?Do you think your morning coffee comes from a bean?Do you believe that those accused at the Salem Witch Trials were burned at the stake?If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then you’ve been lied to. But don’t worry, this book will set the record straight on all the common myths that most people take for fact, making you the most well-informed smart-alec in town.So next time someone proclaims that Napoleon Bonaparte was short, or that shaving causes hair to grow back thicker, you can correct them, and tell them smugly that everything they think they know is wrong.
Never Cook Bacon Naked and Other Words of Wisdom for the Home Cook
We have all done it: ruined an entire dinner; burned a piece of toast; served raw chicken to our guests. Cooking can be a daunting, frustrating, and hopeless pursuit . . . and when you are in a pickle, it's time for a little pep talk from some of the biggest cooking and non-cooking experts - people like Julia Child, Thomas Keller, Alice Waters, Truman Capote, Maya Angelou, and many others who, at one time or another, have also scorched their lunch. But remember, as the cookbook author Alana Chernila likes to say, “Homemade food is the opposite of perfection.”
Reader's Digest Use Your Words
Find new ways to use your words with selections from reader favorites Quotable Quotes and Word Power, columns that have run in Reader's Digest magazine for more than seventy years. In these pages, you'll find the best wit and wisdom from our brightest minds, along with more than fifty quizzes to enrich your vocabulary. With this gem in your hands you'll never be at a loss for just the right word.
Reeds Practical Boat Owner Small Craft Almanac 2019 (Reed's Almanac)
Towler, Perrin (Edt)
In a practical handy format the Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac contains many unique features for small craft sailors and represents excellent value for money. Meticulously researched, this popular almanac contains a wealth of information presented in an easy to find, quick reference manner for practical on-board use. The Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac covers the whole of the UK and Ireland and the west coast of Europe from Denmark to the Gironde.It includes a huge amount of information of value to small craft navigators: Tide tables, tidal streams and tidal gates, Secondary port differences, Over 2,500 waypoints, Radio data, Light recognition, Weather information, Principal lights, IALA buoyage, International codes and flags, Sun/moon rise and set plus Emergency information.
You Can't Win Anything With Kids: A History of the English Premier League Told Through Quotes
Relive the highs and lows, the drama and fun of 25 years of the Premier League through this exceptional compilation, which brings together the very best quotes, comments and soundbites to tell the story of each incident-packed season.
The Movie Book of Answers
An updated, repackaged edition of the bestselling divination tool and party favorite - ask a yes or no question, open the book, and discover your answer in the form of quotations from the world's most iconic films.Still looking for a way to know what tomorrow will bring? Here's where you'll find the answers that only Hollywood could provide. A party favorite, this fun, weirdly wise little book is for you. The Movie Book of Answers contains answers from over 150 films, including advice from classics such as Casablanca ("Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow, but soon."), and pithy gems from modern blockbusters like Fargo ("You're darned tootin'!"). So what are you waiting for?... Go ahead-ask your question.
Beer Hacks: 100 Tips, Tricks, and Projects
Discover the very best and most creative ways to serve, share, store, and savor your favorite brews. There’s problem solving: Warm beer? Chill a bottle in about a minute with a can of compressed air. DIY projects: Turn empty bottles into guitar slides. Party tricks: The only thing you need to know to safely tap a keg - and the one foolproof technique for shotgunning a beer. Flavor bombs: A French press is all you need to infuse ale with fresh berries. Whether you’re replenishing after a workout (that’s right: beer has electrolytes), or relishing the singular tranquility of a shower beer, Beer Hacks is the ultimate guide to taking drinking to the next level, making it more fun and more practical. Includes an emergency bottle opener on the front cover!
The Bride's Essential Mini 411: Checklists, Calendars, Contacts
Small enough to fit in a tiny purse, yet big enough to hold every necessary name, number, and date, this is the 411 every busy bride will call on! It includes planning checklists that begin more than a year before the wedding and go beyond saying "I do," as well as tabs for quick access to the contacts and calendar sections and ample space for notes on every page. With this pocket pal in hand, it's easy for brides to plan the wedding of their dreams.
Keep Calm and Cuddle Up: Good Advice for Those in Love
They say love is a many-splendored thing. So what could be more splendid than giving this pocket-sized book of love quotes, sayings and appeasements to show how much you truly care? Following in the footsteps of its less love-filled yet highly successful Keep Calm siblings, Keep Calm and Cuddle Up has all the advice you need to understand the complex matters of the heart. With words of wisdom from Jane Austen and Mark Twain, to Dr Johnson and Dolly Parton, let this compendium of amore guide you along the rocky road of love.
Mother of the Bride Book (The Everything, 4th Edition)
She's met "the one" and set the date - now she needs your help to plan the big event! The Everything Mother of the Bride Book, 4th Edition is completely updated and revised with the latest information you need to get your daughter down the aisle in style. Wedding planner Katie Martin explains everything you'll need to know, including:• Planning showers and engagement parties• Meeting the future in-laws• Navigating sticky situations like ex-spouses and former family members• Picking out the perfect dress• Knowing when to speak up - and when to keep quiet!Complete with new sections on social media etiquette, this practical guide covers everything you'll need to make sure your daughter has the perfect - and stress-free - day of her dreams.
Wedding Etiquette Book (The Everything, 3rd Edition)
Your essential guide to the modern wedding!Is it acceptable to invite my boss to my wedding? Can I tell my guests not to post pictures of my wedding online before I can? How do I ask my in-laws to help with wedding costs? How long do I have to write thank-you notes?Every bride has her own etiquette dilemma, from dealing with unhappy stepfamilies to a guest who posts a picture of the invitation on Facebook, advertising the wedding date and site to hundreds of nonguests. While some etiquette rules stay the same (bringing an uninvited guest is still rude), the ever-changing modern world has brought on a new slew of challenges. Luckily, The Everything Wedding Etiquette Book, 4th Edition has the advice you need to conquer any etiquette predicament.From satisfying future in-laws to controlling your event's online presence, you'll learn how to handle every situation with grace and ease. Organized to guide you through the wedding-planning process as it happens, this little book has all the answers you need right when you need them. It's your one source for planning a perfect, stress-free wedding.
Collins Italian Dictionary
Up-to-date coverage of today's language. Offers over 40,000 entries and 70,000 translations. Easy-to-use format. Contains commonly used phrases and idioms. Main irregular verb forms given. Includes most common abbreviations, acronyms, and geographic names. Pronunciations for English and Italian shown in the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Salisbury and New Forest (Victorian Ordnance Survey, No. 85)
David & Charles Publishing
This series offers reprints of the first edition of the one-inch Ordnance Survey maps of England and Wales, dating from 1805 to 1900. Detail includes villages, hamlets, farms, county boundaries, roads and railways.
Say What?: 670 Quotes That Should Never Have Been Said
Say What? is a compilation of 670 of the most memorable things that should never have been said. You’ll find, of course, quotes from dictators, drug lords, and murderers, but much more shocking are the entries by Nobel Prize winners, religious leaders, and beloved icons. Doreen Chila-Jones has collected hundreds of extraordinary quotes, and everyone is fair game - even Mother Teresa: “I think it is very beautiful for the poor to accept their lot, to share it with the passion of the Christ. I think the world is being much helped by the suffering of the poor people.” Say what?
A humorous look at President Trump’s best insults and comebacks since taking office.
A World Without "Whom": The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age
Favilla, Emmy J.
A World Without "Whom" is Eats, Shoots & Leaves for the internet age, and Emmy Favilla is the witty go-to style guru of webspeak. As language evolves faster than ever, what is the future of "correct" writing? When Favilla was tasked with creating a style guide for BuzzFeed, she opted for guidelines that would reflect not only the site's lighthearted tone, but also how readers actually use language IRL.With wry cleverness and an uncanny intuition for the possibilities of internet-age expression, Favilla makes a case for breaking the rules: A world without "whom," she argues, leaves more room for writing that's clear, timely, pleasurable, and politically aware. Featuring priceless emoji strings, sidebars, quizzes, and style debates among the most lovable word nerds in the digital media world--of which Favilla is queen-A World Without "Whom" is essential for readers and writers of news articles, blog posts, tweets, texts, emails, and whatever comes next . . . so basically everyone.
42 Rules for Modern Life: An Insider's Guide to Navigating Life's Obstacles
Elwin Street Productions Limited
"The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything is 42" - Douglas AdamsWhat Douglas didn't mention is that the number 42 referred to rules you never knew existed, but now you can navigate the minefield of modern living with this trusty manual of expert advice.Whether you are making the bed or a cup of tea, you can rely on the head housekeeper at the Ritz or the Chairman of the British Tea Council. Let chef Kylie Kwong help you hold your chopsticks correctly; be guided in your shirt-folding by the menswear manager at Harrods. When everything else seems uncertain, 42 Rules for Modern Life offers the reader a sense of achievement as they successfully sail through daily challenges.Contains 42 pieces of expert advice for both social and domestic situations.Each entry is authenticated by an international expert and accompanied by informative diagrams.
A to Z of Wedding Style
Compiled by Kate Bethune, A to Z of Wedding Style brings together style tips, pithy advice, and engaging opinions about everything wedding. This beautiful book will make a perfect present for anyone getting ready for their special day, or someone who has had the burden and pleasure of being a bridesmaid multiple times. If ever you needed to know whether or not a boutonniere is appropriate, or how to bustle a dress, this thoughtful and thorough book will be your guide.Where fashion has always moved on swiftly from season to season, bridal wear can keep a trend or style current for several years or longer—maintaining perennial favorites and occasional revivals. Concentrating on wedding style, but also featuring thoughts on etiquette and history, this book captures some of the abiding wisdom and witticisms that surround the Happy Day.
Canadian Geographic Biggest and Best of Canada: 1000 Facts and Figures
Canada is one of the biggest countries in the world but what truly sets it apart are its land and people. In this patriotic salute to Canada's superlatives, 1,000 incomparable facts, figures and feats portray a country that is home to an exciting array of natural and manmade attractions. Let Canadian Geographic's Biggest and Best of Canada take you on a fascinating tour of this great country.
The Complete Mother of the Groom: How to be Graceful, Helpful and Happy During this Special Time
For the mother of the groom who wants to do more than "just wear beige"!You want to be helpful, but not pushy. You want your son's ceremony to reflect the love your family shares and not just his bride-to-be's taste. You want to take part in their big day without forcing yourself into the spotlight. The good news is, you can. In The Complete Mother of the Groom, you'll learn how to:• Help out with the rehearsal dinner• Broach the subject of your role in the ceremony• Relate to your son's future in-laws• Give assistance to the bride without stepping on toes• Plan a shower that honors your son and future daughter-in-lawMother of the groom expert Sydell Rabin connects you with other mothers who went through the same thing, covering every question and concern. The Complete Mother of the Groom--because you want to do more than "just wear beige"!
Forbidden Knowledge: 101 Things No One Should Know How to Do
More than 100 hilarious and ridiculous things that you should never, ever do in real life.We all know that we should never fight a tiger or become a mafia boss, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t funny and fascinating to learn about. Forbidden Knowledge offers a collection of the most ridiculous things that you should never attempt in real life—but will make you laugh none the less. You’ll learn everything from how to take over a cult to swimming with piranhas to how to build an atomic bomb or escape from prison.Forbidden Knowledge invites you to embrace the absurd with pranks that are sure to make you laugh. With over 100 extremely bad ideas that you should never do, this entertaining and light-hearted book makes each hilarious scenario so much fun to imagine.
Gorgeous Wedding Hairstyles
A gorgeous coiffure is a bride's crowning glory - and thanks to this fabulous how-to guide, she can have the hairstyle of her dreams without that expensive last-minute trip to a salon. Whether the desired look is elegantly classic or thoroughly modern, the book's step-by-step instructions and color photos make it easy to achieve flawless professional results. There are also beautiful hairstyles for all the other ladies of the bridal party, from the flower girls to the maid of honor.
Home Hacks: Clever DIY Tips and Tricks for Fixing, Organizing, Decorating, and Managing Your Household
In this book you'll find hundreds of tips and tricks to make household chores a breeze while keeping the costs of home maintenance to a minimum. Discover simple ways to organize every room in your house, kitchen hacks to get healthy meals on the table fast, ingenious ideas for keeping your home and family safe, and the quickest ways to make minor household repairs.
Liberte Egalite Beyonce
Liberté Egalité Beyoncé brings Queen Bey's most inspiring and empowering quotes, and moments of fierceness together, along with stunning illustrations, to help you slay every day.
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