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The Superior Person"s Book of Words

Peter Bowler

The Superior Person"s Book of Words

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Published by Laurel .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7518666M
ISBN 100440204070
ISBN 109780440204077

Superior Person's Second Book of Weird and Wondrous Words by Peter Bowler; Ron Bell. Godine Publisher, David R., Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. Superior Persons E.S. Turner words. Travels with a Superior Person by Lord Curzon, The book consists of extracts from Curzon’s Tales of Travel, where he ‘took to heart the words of Lord Salisbury about “an Englishman’s right to get his throat cut when and where he likes” ’.


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This is one dictionary that doesnt just tell The Superior Persons Book of Words book definitions for hard words, it gives you practical guidance and creative suggestions for their use; from the insult-obscure to calling in sick, from confusing people to complimenting them/5.

The book contains words of varying difficulty. Some of the words are rather abecedarian (the first word in the book), others so magnificent that I'm going to force conversations as to be able to use the, while others are so outrageous as to be completely void of any use.

I read it in several hours and kept 3x5 cards with me to record the The Superior Persons Book of Words book. 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 Superior Persons Book of Words book work collects several bizarre, obsolete and supposedly very useful words from the English : Peter Bowler. The Superior Person's Book of Words fails to give consistently derivations, didactic tid-bits or guides to pronunciation.

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Unlike books that list unusual words and simply give definitions, this one makes snide comments The Superior Persons Book of Words book them (“a ridiculous word” is a favorite) and provides suggested uses. 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. The Superior Person's Book Of Words by Peter Bowler / / English / PDF. Read Online MB The Superior Persons Book of Words book '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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The Superior Person's Book of Words out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews. /5(6). 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.

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Like its predecessor, /5. 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. 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.

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The Superior Person's Book of Words Peter Bowler, David Godine Snippet view - /5(2). The Superior Person’s Second Book of Wierd and Wondrous Words (), and The Superior Persons Third Book of Well-Bred Words ().In addition to Bowler’s erudite word books, he wrote a book about cults; The True Believer; two novels, Human Remains and The De Reszke Record; a children’s book of verse, The Creepy-Crawly, and, a book on.

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The Completely Superior Person's Book of Words by 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.

show more/5(18). Peter Bowler’s 'superior person' has command of words such as egregious, quotidian and uxorious, and 'we yield to him in debate, not because his arguments are more cogent, but because they are less intelligible'.

This A–Z of words could set the reader on the road to superiority. The definitions are accompanied by the all-important notes on usage, lest one lose.

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