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  • An Emotional Dictionary

    Real Words for How You Feel, from Angst to Zwodder

    by Susie Dent ...
    Whether it's the distress of a bad haircut (AGE-OTORI) or longing for the food someone else is eating (GROAKING), the pleasure found in other people's happiness (CONFELICITY) or the shock of jumping into icy water (CURGLAFF), there are real words to pinpoint exactly how you feel and Susie Dent, Queen of Countdown's Dictionary Corner and lexicographer extraordinaire, is going to help you find them ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Twitterature

    The World's Greatest Books Retold Through Twitter

    From Oedipus: PARTY IN THEBES!!! Nobody cares I killed that old dude, plus this woman is all over me. Total MILF.From Paradise Lost: OH MY GOD I'M IN HELL.Perhaps you once asked yourself, 'What exactly is Hamlet trying to tell me? Why must he mince his words, muse in lyricism and, in short, whack about the shrub?' No doubt such questions would have been swiftly resolved were the Prince of Denmark ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Eats, Shoots and Leaves

    by Lynne Truss ...
    Anxious about the apostrophe? Confused by the comma? Stumped by the semicolon? Join Lynne Truss on a hilarious tour through the rules of punctuation that is sure to sort the dashes from the hyphens.We all had the basic rules of punctuation drilled into us at school, but punctuation pedants have good reason to suspect they never sank in. ‘Its Summer!’ screams a sign that sets our teeth on edge. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Best of Aussie Slang

    by John Blackman ...
    If you don't buy this book you're one chop short of a barbecue!Is your knowledge of Aussie slang sadly lacking? Are you feeling like a bandicoot on a burnt ridge, and running around like a blue-arsed fly? If so, don't chuck a wobbly, simply take a squiz at John Blackman's Best of Aussie Slang and she'll be apples!This latest literary triumph from John Blackman is the ultimate guide to the lingo of ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Dictionary of Clichés

    A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes

    The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Clichés features more than four thousand unique clichés and common expressions. Author Christine Ammer explores the phrases and terms that enliven our language and uncovers expressions that have long been considered dead. With each entry, she includes a thorough definition, origin of the term, and an ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Word Perfect

    Etymological Entertainment For Every Day of the Year

    by Susie Dent ...
    'Susie Dent is a one-off. She breathes life and fun into words and language' Pam Ayres'Susie Dent is a national treasure' Richard OsmanWelcome to a year of wonder with Susie Dent, lexicographer, logophile, and longtime queen of Countdown's Dictionary Corner.From the real Jack the Lad to the theatrically literal story behind stealing someone's thunder, from tartle (forgetting someone... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Abused, Confused, and Misused Words

    A Writer's Guide to Usage, Spelling, Grammar, and Sentence Structure

    by Mary Embree ...
    Have you been putting bullion in your soup? Is incorrect spelling starting to have a negative affect on your term papers? Do you wonder what someone is inferring when they tell you to pick up a dictionary? These are just a few of the commonly misunderstood words discussed and explained in Abused, Confused, and Misused Words, an entertaining and informative look at the ever-changing nature of the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Holy Cow!

    Doggerel, Catnaps, Scapegoats, Foxtrots, and Horse Feathers—Splendid Animal Words and Phrases

    by Boze Hadleigh ...
    We love animals but insult humans by calling them everything from weasels or pigs to sheep, mice, chickens, sharks, snakes, and bird-brains. Animal epithets, words, and phrases are so widespread we often take them for granted or remain ignorant of the fascinating stories and facts behind them.Spanning the entire animal kingdom, Holy Cow! explains:Why hot dogs are named after canines. Why people ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Smart Words and Wicked Wit of William Shakespeare

    Edited by Max Morris ...
    “Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit,” said the world’s greatest and most preeminent English writer of all time, William Shakespeare.Have you ever wanted to quote the most quoted writer in the English language? Deliver the most inventive and debasing Shakespearean insult (“Would thou wert clean enough to spit upon!”)? Recite titillating love poetry like a modern-day Romeo to his (or her) ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Book Of Lists

    The Original Compendium of Curious Information

    The first and best compendium of facts weirder than fiction, of intriguing information and must-talk-about trivia has spawned many imitators – but none as addictive or successful. For nearly three decades the editors researched curious facts, unusual statistics and the incredible stories behind them. The most entertaining and informative of these have been brought together in this edition. ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Sarcasm Handbook

    From the author of the bestselling Snark series comes the premiere guide to satire, sneering, jeering, and mockery in their finest forms. A surviving knight of many a verbal joust, Larry Dorfman has become an expert at backhanded sass and cathartic banter.Featuring life lessons from the master himself, as well as quotes and quips by some of history’s sarcastic greats, The Sarcasm Handbook teaches ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • 1,001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn't Know

    Hopperdozer, Hoecake, Ear Trumpet, Dort, and Other Nearly Forgotten Terms and Expressions

    by W. R. Runyan ...
    As times change so do the things we use and what we call them. W.R. Runyan has compiled a fascinating collection of words and phrases that, once common everywhere in America, are little known today. This book is a celebration of our linguistic past that will be a treat from word lovers everywhere. Do you know any of these: Snaffle, Steelie, Gully Washer, Cabriolet, Calk, Hardpan, Carbuncle, Pie ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Dad Jokes

    More Than 400 Unbearable, Groan-Inducing One-Liners Sure to Make You the Deadliest Dad With a Pun

    by Joe Kerz ...
    Have you ever noticed when you’re out to dinner and your dad takes it upon himself to antagonize your server with a lame joke? Has he ever made a pun that made everyone at a family gathering roll their eyes? Has he ever made a corny comment about things simply lying around the house? If you answered “yes” to any of the following, you’re not alone. Dad jokes are at the center of all dad ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • 1001 Internet Jokes II - Australian Edition

    Get the jokes you've been missing. 1001 Internet Jokes II - Australian Edition is a must read for those Aussies who want a good laugh.. Don't worry we're just taking a bit of the piss at you. Time will fly as you read hilarious page after page of jokes from the internet.So sit back and enjoy this wonderful ebook. ... Read more

    $11.72 AUD

  • Minecraft Joke Book

    Hilarious Jokes That’ll Keep You Laughing!

    by Aqua Apps ...
    Minecraft is an extremely fun game filled with cool mobs and tons of adventure! Get the best Minecraft joke book around and you will find yourself laughing so hard you can't stop! Your favorite mobs and characters are all in here! Laugh along now! *Note that we are in no way partnered with, supported by, or associated with Mojang AB or Minecraft. ... Read more

    $3.15 AUD

  • The Seven Words You Can't Say on Television

    by Steven Pinker ...
    Why do so many swear words involve sex, bodily functions and religion? Why are some words rude and others aren't? Why can launching into expletives be so shocking - and sometimes so amusing?Steven Pinker takes us on a fascinating and funny journey through the world of profanities, taken from his bestselling The Stuff of Thought, to show us why we swear (whatever our language or culture), how ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Does the Name Pavlov Ring a Bell?

    879 Hilarious Puns to Test Your Wit

    by Gary Blake ...
    Everyone loves wordplay! This collection of more than eight hundred quips and pun-filled anecdotes will have your friends in stitches! Classics and new inventions fill these pages with humor and wit. Divided into chapters according to theme—animals, celebrities, careers, food, and so on—there’s a pun for every occasion! Author Gary Blake dares you not to snicker at his contrivances:Two silk worms ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Thank You for Arguing

    What Cicero, Shakespeare and the Simpsons Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion

    by Jay Heinrichs ...
    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERYour ultimate guide to the art of winning arguments, in a brand new editionEveryone is always trying to persuade us of something: politicians, advertising, the media, and most definitely our families. Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. With all the wisdom of the ages, ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Snark Handbook

    A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring

    The Snark Handbook is back and it’s more uproarious than ever. This revised and expanded edition contains even more snide remarks, witty comebacks, and biting commentary than the bestselling first edition. With dozens of hilarious jokes, plus lists such as Snarky Movie Descriptions,” Money Can’t Buy You Happiness, But it Can Buy…”, and Excuses to Get Out of a Date,” it’s easy to find the perfect ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Moranifesto

    by Caitlin Moran ...
    ‘I’ve lived through ten iOS upgrades on my Mac – and that’s just something I use to muck about on Twitter. Surely capitalism is due an upgrade or two?’When Caitlin Moran sat down to choose her favourite pieces for her new book she realised that they all seemed to join up. Turns out, it’s the same old problems and the same old ass-hats.Then she thought of the word ‘Moranifesto’, and she knew what ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Scottish Miscellany

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Scotland the Brave

    series Books of Miscellany
    With Scottish Miscellany, author Jonathan Green lets you revel in the fun and fascinating explanations behind Scottish traditions and folklore, giving you the answers to questions you’ve always had—or never knew you had—and more as he covers all aspects of Scotland. From Scottish culture to the ancient history of the country to modern pastimes, this book has all that and more. Learn why the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Diary Of A Farting Noob 1: High School

    Noob's Diary, #1

    by Nooby Lee ...
    Book 1 - Noob's Diary
    Noob's stomach causes a scene during his first day at Roblox High School.He gets a strange gassy outburst and pisses off none other than the psycho-murderer, Jason from Murder Mystery. Of course, Noob immediately knows that this means trouble...Take a peek at what is really going on in this Roblox Noob's life and how he overcomes trouble at school.Can Roblox Noob turn his fart into a deadly weapon ... Read more


  • Literary Miscellany

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Literature

    by Alex Palmer ...
    series Books of Miscellany
    Wouldn’t it be great to be a fly on the wall as the great writers took pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard)? While reading this work, you’ll be just that. Here are behind-the-book stories and facts about authors, publishing and everything literary that will entertain both casual and serious readers. Among the questions asked and answered: When Did Literature Finally Get Sexy? Is Coffee or Opium ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Sidemen: The Book

    The book you've been waiting for

    by The Sidemen ...
    Billions of you have watched their videos and millions of you have followed them on social media.So here we go; it's time to back up because YouTube superstars, The Sidemen, are finally here in book form and they're dishing the dirt on each other as well as the YouTube universe.There's nowhere to hide as KSI, Miniminter, Behzinga, Zerkaa,Vikkstar123, Wroetoshaw and Tobjizzle go in hard on their ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD