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  • The Elements of Eloquence by Mark Forsyth
    The Elements of Eloquence (Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    Mark Forsyth's `sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph) and idiosyncratically brilliant third book.

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  • The Etymologicon by Mark Forsyth
    The Etymologicon (Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    The massive Christmas 2011 bestseller and Radio 4 Book of the Week

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  • A Christmas Cornucopia by Mark Forsyth
    A Christmas Cornucopia (English, Hardback) Mark Forsyth

    The unpredictable origins and etymologies of our cracking Christmas customs For something that happens every year of our lives, we really don't know much about Christmas. We don't know that the date we celebrate was chosen by a madman, or that Christmas, etymologically speaking, means 'Go away, Christ'. Nor do we know that Christmas was first celebrated in 243 AD on 28 March - and only moved to...

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  • The Horologicon by Mark Forsyth
    The Horologicon (Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE ETYMOLOGICON...

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  • The Unknown Unknown by Mark Forsyth
    The Unknown Unknown (English, Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    A brilliantly funny and clever exploration of why it's only in a bookshop that you'll find something you never knew you wanted to read, from the author of The Etymologicon, The Horologicon and The Elements of Eloquence

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  • Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged edition by Collins Dictionaries
    Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged edition (English, Hardback) Collins Dictionaries

    50,000 newly added entries, and over 700,000 words, meanings and phrases. Now updated to show recent biographical and place name changes - with over 8,500 place names and 5,500 biographies you will encounter thousands of fascinating facts and figures at your fingertips.

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  • The Etymologicon by Mark Forsyth
    The Etymologicon (English, Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    Springing from the popular and hilarious Inky Fool blog, Forsyth examines the strange and surprising connections between words and takes readers on a gleeful guided tour through the secret labyrinth that lurks beneath the English language.

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  • The Horologicon by Mark Forsyth
    The Horologicon (English, Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    Do you wake up feeling rough? Then you're philogrobolized....

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  • The Elements Eloquence by Mark Forsyth
    The Elements Eloquence (English, CD-Audio) Mark Forsyth

    From classic poetry to pop lyrics, from Charles Dickens to Dolly Parton, even from Jesus to James Bond, Mark Forsyth explains the secrets that make a phrase-such as ?O Captain! My Captain!? or ?To be or not to be?-memorable.In his inimitably entertaining and wonderfully witty style, he takes apart famous phrases and shows how you too can write like Shakespeare or quip like Oscar Wilde. Whether you're aiming to achieve literary immortality or just hoping to deliver the perfect one-liner, The Elements of Eloquence proves that you don't need to have anything important to say-you simply need to say it well.In an age unhealthily obsessed with the power of substance, this is a book that highlights the importance of style.

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  • The Elements of Eloquence by Mark Forsyth
    The Elements of Eloquence (English, Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    From classic poetry to pop lyrics, from Charles Dickens to Dolly Parton, even from Jesus to James Bond, Mark Forsyth explains the secrets that make a phrase?such as "O Captain! My Captain!" or "To be or not to be"?memorable....

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  • Christmas Cornucopia SIGNED by Mark Forsyth
    Christmas Cornucopia SIGNED (Hardback) Mark Forsyth $12.21 $14.14
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  • The Complete Mark Forsyth by Mark Forsyth
    The Complete Mark Forsyth (English, Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    A beautiful box set containing all three books in paperback by Mark Forsyth.

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  • The Elements of Eloquence by Mark Forsyth
    The Elements of Eloquence (English, Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    Mark Forsyth's `sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph) and idiosyncratically brilliant third book.

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  • Mark Forsyth's Ternion Set by Mark Forsyth
    Mark Forsyth's Ternion Set (English, Hardback) Mark Forsyth

    A beautiful box set containing all three books in hardback by Mark Forsyth.

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  • The Horologicon by Mark Forsyth
    The Horologicon (English, Mixed media product) Mark Forsyth

    Do you wake up feeling rough? Then you're philogrobolized.Find yourself pretending to work? That's fudgelling.And this could lead to rizzling, if you feel sleepy after lunch. Though you are sure to become a sparkling deipnosopbist by dinner. Just don't get too vinomadefied; a drunk dinner companion is never appreciated.The Horologicon (or book of hours) contains the most extraordinary words in the English language, arranged according to what hour of the day you might need them. From Mark Forsyth, the author of the #1 international bestseller, The Etymologicon, comes a book of weird words for familiar situations. From ante-jentacular to snudge by way of quafftide and wamblecropt, at last you can say, with utter accuracy, exactly what you mean.

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