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a glossary of net speak and text speak by david crystal

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  • Shakespeare's Words

    A Glossary and Language Companion

    A vital resource for scholars, students and actors, this book contains glosses and quotes for over 14,000 words that could be misunderstood by or are unknown to a modern audience. Displayed panels look at such areas of Shakespeare's language as greetings, swear-words and terms of address. Plot summaries are included for all Shakespeare's plays and on the facing page is a unique diagramatic ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • Do You Speak Football?

    A Glossary of Football Words and Phrases from Around the World

    by Tom Williams ...
    'At last, the definitive guide to football phraseology across the world... Sparky and very funny.'Paul Hayward, Daily Telegraph**''Amusing and informative in equal measure.'Oliver Kay, The TimesAn expertly compiled and utterly fascinating compendium of the weird and wonderful words and phrases used to describe football around the world.To speak football is to speak a language of a th... ... Read more

    $11.09 USD

  • Râja Yoga

    Being Lectures by the Swâmi Vivekananda, with Patanjali's Aphorisms, Commentaries and a Glossary of Terms

    Book 7 - Routledge Library Editions: Yoga
    This book, first published in 1922, examines the science of Râja Yoga. All the orthodox systems of Indian philosophy point to one goal, the liberation of the soul through perfection – and the method to attain this is through Yoga. This book presents lectures on Yoga, delivered to a western audience view to explaining Indian philosophy; the lectures are accompanied by the Sutras (aphorisms) of ... Read more

    $42.95 USD

  • The Gospel in Spanish

    El Evangelio en Español: A Glossary of Vocabulary and Expressions For Use In a Latter-day Saint Church Setting

    2nd Edition Revised and Expanded Q. I'm an LDS missionary in a Spanish-speaking mission. Is there a reference I can use without having to carry yet another book with me? A. You need The Gospel in Spanish. It’s available for all mobile devices. Q. I have to give a talk in church next week. In Spanish! A. Let not your heart be troubled. Read the chapter on Giving a Talk in Spanish. Q. H... ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical and Discursive

    The objects and scope of this work are explained in the Introductory Remarks which follow the Preface. Here it is desired to say a few words as to its history. The book originated in a correspondence between the present writer, who was living at Palermo, and the late lamented Arthur Burnell, of the Madras Civil Service, one of the most eminent of modern Indian scholars, who during the course of ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Bilingual Grammar of English-Spanish Syntax

    With Exercises and a Glossary of Grammatical Terms

    This third edition of this text presents the major grammatical contrasts between English and Spanish in a simple and direct manner that’s ideal for teachers of either language. The reworked and expanded text features numerous exercises in each chapter and a new, extensive Glossary of Grammatical Terms ... Read more

    $49.49 USD

  • The PhDictionary

    A Glossary of Things You Don't Know (but Should) about Doctoral and Faculty Life

    series Chicago Guides to Academic Life
    Navigating academia can seem like a voyage through a foreign land: strange cultural rules dictate everyday interactions, new vocabulary awaits at every turn, and the feeling of being an outsider is unshakable. For students considering doctoral programs and doctoral students considering faculty life, The PhDictionary is a lighthearted companion that illuminates the often opaque customs of academic ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • A Glossary of Stuart and Tudor Words especially from the dramatists

    This book is a glossary of what we now call the Early Modern English language, and what the author refers to as Stuart and Tudor words. It uses books, plays, essays, and other written publications released to the public between the 15th and 17th centuries as its main source of references, such as Paradise Lost, The Canterbury Tales, and Britannia's Pastorals. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • A Glossary of Stuart and Tudor Words Especially from the Dramatists

    In the summer of 1910 I was staying at Llandrindod, and had the pleasure of meeting there my old friend Professor Skeat. Of course we had many a long talk about our favourite studies, and about his literary plans. He was always planning some literary task, for before he had finished one work, he had either begun another, or had another in prospect. I said to him one day, ‘You’re always working, do ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Post-Revolutionary Cuban Spanish

    A Glossary of Social, Political, and Common Terms (Glosario de Terminos Socio-Politicos y Autoctonos de Actualidad)

    Because the first socialist revolution in the Americas took place in Cuba, this country has also seen the rise of new terms and the introduction of new, very specific meanings for old terms, adopted as required to express new realities. How can these neologisms be rendered in English, when no English-speaking country has as yet carried out a Marxist-Leninist social revolution and, therefore, no ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Lighting Your Own Fuse

    A Glossary of Mission, Vision & Passion

    Unlike so many other leadership, management, and self-help books, "A Glossary of Mission, Vision, and Passion" is written with punch and verve, reminding us who we are and what we can be, especially during times of stress. This illuminating book serves as a snappy reminder how to stay out of our own way. Here are just a few of the terms found within. Complacency - a full set of encyclopedias There ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A Glossary of Literary and Cultural Theory

    by Peter Brooker ...
    The Glossary of Literary and Cultural Theory provides researchers and students with an up-to-date guide through the vibrant and changing debates in Literary and Cultural Studies. In a field where meanings are frequently complex and ambiguous, this text is remarkable for its clarity and usefulness. This third edition includes 17 entirely new entries and updates to more than a dozen others which ... Read more

    $58.95 USD