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This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as disestablishmentarianism, descant, and autodidactic -words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want to improve the quality and sophistication of their speech and writing, this is the book to keep on the nightstand.

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This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as ?disestablishmentarianism,? ?descant,? and ?autodidactic? ?words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want to improve the quality and sophistication of their speech and writing, this is the book to keep on the nightstand.

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ISBN:
9781598698862
Author:
Bly, Robert W.
Publisher:
Adams Media Corporation
Author:
Bly, Bobbi
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
Word Lists
Subject:
Alphabet
Subject:
Alphabets & Writing Systems
Subject:
Reference-Words Phrases and Language
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
245
Dimensions:
8.48x5.46x.68 in. .67 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as disestablishmentarianism, descant, and autodidactic -words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want to improve the quality and sophistication of their speech and writing, this is the book to keep on the nightstand.
"Synopsis" by , This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as ?disestablishmentarianism,? ?descant,? and ?autodidactic? ?words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want to improve the quality and sophistication of their speech and writing, this is the book to keep on the nightstand.
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