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Product Description: Careful writers and speakers agree that clichés are generally to be avoided. However, nearly all of us continue to use them. Why do they persist in our language?In It's Been Said Before, lexicographer Orin Hargraves examines the peculiar idea and power of the cliché...read more

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9780190624156, titled "It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Clichés" | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Careful writers and speakers agree that clichés are generally to be avoided.

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Product Description: Careful writers and speakers agree that clichés are generally to be avoided. However, nearly all of us continue to use them. Why do they persist in our language?In It's Been Said Before, lexicographer Orin Hargraves examines the peculiar idea and power of the cliché...read more

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9780199315734 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 30, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Careful writers and speakers agree that clichés are generally to be avoided.

By Orin Hargraves (contributor)

Hardcover:

9780816084241 | 4th edition (Checkmark Books, February 28, 2012), cover price $85.00

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9780816084258 | 4th edition (Checkmark Books, February 28, 2012), cover price $22.95

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Product Description: A learner's guide to American English and its usage when speaking and writing in informal contexts.

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9780877796824 | Merriam Webster, September 1, 2008, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A learner's guide to American English and its usage when speaking and writing in informal contexts.

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Product Description: Book by Hargraves, Orin

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9780761460558 | 3 edition (Marshall Cavendish Intl, May 1, 2011), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Book by Hargraves, Orin
9780761454007 | Marshall Cavendish Intl, September 15, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: With over three million copies in print, CultureShock!

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Product Description: Spelling bees are hot! This comprehensive collection of spelling tests by a noted lexicographer is the perfect way to sharpen your skills and have fun while learning the spelling rules, roots, and all of the tricks the contest-winners know...read more

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9781579126964 | Spiral-bound edition (Hachette Books, June 30, 2007), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Spelling bees are hot!

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Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!" series belongs in your backpack or briefcase. Get the nuts-and-bolts information you need to survive and thrive wherever you go. "Culture Shock!" country guides are easy-to-read, accurate, and entertaining crash courses in local customs and etiquette. "Culture Shock!" practical guides offer the inside information you need whether you're a student, a parent, a globetrotter, or a working traveler. "Culture Shock!" at your Door guides equip you for daily life in some of the world's most cosmopolitan cities. And "Culture Shock!" Success Secrets guides offer relevant, practical information with the real-life insights and cultural know-how that can make the difference between business success and failure.Each "Culture Shock!" title is written by someone who's lived and worked in the country, and each book is packed with practical, accurate, and enjoyable information to help you find your way and feel at home.

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9781558689701 | Graphic Arts Center Pub Co, April 30, 2007, cover price $15.95
9781558686250 | Expanded edition (Graphic Arts Center Pub Co, September 1, 2001), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!
9781558682412 | Graphic Arts Center Pub Co, June 1, 1995, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!

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Product Description: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette in London

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9780761456674 | 6 edition (Marshall Cavendish Intl, November 1, 2009), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette in London
9780761425007 | Marshall Cavendish Corp, February 15, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette in London

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Product Description: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette in Morocco

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9780761456698 | 5th edition (Marshall Cavendish Corp, October 1, 2009), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette in Morocco
9780761425021 | Marshall Cavendish Intl, February 15, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: CultureShock!

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Product Description: Whether you?re conducting business, traveling for pleasure, or even relocating abroad, one mistake with customs or etiquette can leave a bad taste in everyone's mouth. International travelers, now more than ever, are not just individuals from the United States, but ambassadors and impression makers for the country as a whole...read more

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9781558689688 | Graphic Arts Center Pub Co, January 1, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Whether you?

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Product Description: Whether you are traveling in luxury or with just a pack on your back, it's important that you have a safe, fun, and easy-going trip. Bad etiquette and a misunderstanding about customs can put an otherwise very exciting trip on hold faster than a bad case of food poisoning...read more

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9781558689565 | Graphic Arts Center Pub Co, June 1, 2006, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Whether you are traveling in luxury or with just a pack on your back, it's important that you have a safe, fun, and easy-going trip.

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Lists more than 80,000 rhyming words, including single, double, and triple rhymes, and offers information on rhyme schemes, meter, and poetic forms.

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9780816063031 | 3 edition (Facts on File, February 1, 2006), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Lists more than 80,000 rhyming words, including single, double, and triple rhymes, and offers information on rhyme schemes, meter, and poetic forms.

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9780816063048 | 3 edition (Checkmark Books, February 28, 2006), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Lists more than 80,000 rhyming words, including single, double, and triple rhymes, and offers information on rhyme schemes, meter, and poetic forms.

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Product Description: Hundreds of words and expressions enter American English every year. Many of these words wither and die before being written or spoken by more than a handful of people, but a respectable number survive. Oxford lexicographers dive into the sea of language to catch these words as soon as they hatch; then they set about defining these additions to English, which may come from slang, other languages, technical jargon, or scientific breakthroughs...read more
By Orin Hargraves (editor)

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9780195172829 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Hundreds of words and expressions enter American English every year.

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Product Description: Have you ever traveled to England, been offered a "fairycake," and not known how to respond? Have you ever had to explain the difference between a "sleeping policeman" and a "speed bump" to a visiting Brit? Are you sure you know the difference between a "chip" and a "crisp"? (Transatlantic English) is a practical and entertaining guide to the differences between American and British English...read more

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9780195157048 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 19, 2002, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Have you ever traveled to England, been offered a "fairycake," and not known how to respond?

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Product Description: Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!" series belongs in your backpack or briefcase. Get the nuts-and-bolts information you need to survive and thrive wherever you go...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9781558686236 | Expanded edition (Graphic Arts Center Pub Co, September 1, 2001), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!
9781558683020 | Graphic Arts Center Pub Co, August 1, 1997, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!

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Product Description: Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!" series belongs in your backpack or briefcase. Get the nuts-and-bolts information you need to survive and thrive wherever you go...read more

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9781558684249 | Graphic Arts Center Pub Co, April 1, 1999, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!

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Product Description: Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!" series belongs in your backpack or briefcase. Get the nuts-and-bolts information you need to survive and thrive wherever you go...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781558684058 | Graphic Arts Center Pub Co, February 1, 1999, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!

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