3 edition of Superior person found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 475 p.|
|Number of Pages||475|
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Laurel book"--Title page verso. Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 18 cm: Other Titles. The Paperback of the The Superior Person's Complete Book of Words by Peter Bowler, Dennis Corrigan | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: David R. Godine, Publisher.
by Peter Bowler includes books The Superior Person's Book of Words, The Superior Person's Second Book of Weird and Wondrous Words, and The Superior Person's Third Book of Well-Bred Words. See the complete The Superior Person's Book of Words series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. First, Superior is admirably succinct at a mere pages, meaning that—in principle—it can be finished in a single day. Second, despite not requiring more than a day of the reader’s time, the book does manage to cover plenty of interesting material. To her credit, Saini reached out to experts in a wide range of fields, including some who work at the cutting edge of human biosocial science.
Reprint. Originally published: The superior person's little book of words. New rev. ed. Melbourne: Methuen Australia, Pages: 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 wiggle out of sticky debates, deal with obnoxious dinner guests and fill in sick leave application forms with panache.
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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 1. I picked up The Superior Person's Book of Words, and then saw that there was second. I took them home Superior person book read them, laughed heartily, and even actually used some of the words with hilarious results.
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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Peter Bowler (Author) out of 5 stars 55 /5(55). The Superior Person's Book of Words is a non-fiction book by Australian lexicographer Peter Bowler. It was first published in Australia as The Superior Person's Little Book of Words and has been subsequently re-published as The Superior Person's Book of Words.
The work collects several bizarre, obsolete and supposedly very useful words from the English : Peter Bowler.
The Completely Superior Person's Book of Words is an arsenal of over a thousand sonifacient verbal weapons with which to verbigerate your friends and gorgonise your enemies. The Superior Person S Second Book Of Weird And Wondrous Words.
Author: Peter Bowler Editor: David R. Godine Publisher ISBN: Size: 15,41 MB. The Superior Person's Book of Words fails to give consistently derivations, didactic tid-bits or guides to pronunciation.
The book rails against perfectly good modern words while dredging up hideously anachronistic ones, which have fallen into desuetude for perfectly good reason/5(43). The Superior Person's Second Book of Weird and Wondrous Words book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Like its predecessor, /5. It is a labor of Superior Person's Book of Words is just the thing if your dictionary proves uninspiring. Not only will you find just what you are looking for, but the entertaining and wry wit employed in the definitions will sally the keen reader upon new directions in sassy verbal repartee.5/5(5).
I nat the Frankfurt Book Fair, George Gibson and I picked up Peter Bowler’s first Superior Person’s Book of Words for the princely sum of $ Withcopies sold and now in its 32nd printing, it went on to become our all-time hardcover bestseller. Over the next decade we issued two more collections, all intended, in Mr.
Bowler’s immortal words, to provide “the ordinary. A Superior Person uses Superior Speech." He then provides an alphabetical list of some very fun, and definitely Read full review.
LibraryThing Review User Review - browner56 - LibraryThing. The Superior Person's Book of Words Peter Bowler, David Godine Snippet view - /5(2). Superior: The Return of Race Science by Angela Saini is published by 4th Estate (£). To order a copy go to or. The Superior Person's Book of Words out of 5 based on 0 ratings.
6 reviews. browner56 on LibraryThing ¿The Superior Person does not use gum, glue, or paste. He or she uses mucilage.¿ Superior, indeed. tripleblessings on LibraryThing: More than 1 year ago: A short dictionary of obscure English words, with suggestions on how to use them /5(6).
Superior definition is - situated higher up: upper. How to use superior in a sentence. '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 wiggle out of sticky debates, deal with obnoxious dinner guests and fill in sick leave application forms with panache. In his Superior Person’s Book of Words and its two sequels, the incorrigible Peter Bowler did his best to spread confusion throughout the English-speaking world by encouraging his trusting readers to use obscure, sometimes preposterous words for no other purpose than to impress (or conveniently befuddle) their peers.
But he recently experienced a “Road to [ ]. the superior person’s book of words. July 6, by languagehat 10 Comments That’s the title of a book I was given for my birthday, and a lot of fun it is.
Define superior. superior synonyms, superior pronunciation, superior translation, English dictionary definition of superior. adj. The film is vastly superior to the book. Thesaurus Antonyms Related Words Synonyms Legend better - a superior person having claim to precedence; "the common man has been kept in his place by his betters.
Superior definition: If one thing or person is superior to another, the first is better than the second. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. About The Superior Person's Book of Words 'Words are not only tools; they are also weapons' The secret to being a truly Superior Person is to use really superior words.
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Peter Bowler, David Godine. Dell, - Language Arts & Disciplines - pages. 3 Reviews. Stop up for big dividends in the giddy heights of superior speech.
Peter Bowler will teach you the practical riches of saying it well with good words, neglected words, and precise words for vocabular exultation! 2/5(3).The Superior, WI White Pages phone book. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more.
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