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  • Feeley's English Homophone Dictionary

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    Feeley's English Homophone Dictionary is a specialized resource. Homophones are a particular feature of spoken and written English, words that have the same sound but different meanings and may have different roots and different spellings. This ...


  • Tales From the Word Guy

    What Your English Teacher Never Taught You by

    Tales from the Word Guy is a collection of essays adapted from the author’s segments on CBC Radio One’s North by Northwest. Jonathan Berkowitz takes the reader on a delightful journey through the history, idiosyncrasies, and sheer pleasures of the ...


  • With The Dragon's Children

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    David Garms’s With the Dragon’s Children is the first-hand account of interactions with Vietcong who responded to the South Vietnamese government’s amnesty program. The narrative, packed with information about Vietnamese attitudes, aspirations, and ...


  • Britain Unravelled

    A North American Guide to the UK by

    What exactly is spotted dick or bangers and mash? What times are pubs open? How can you get from the airport to London city centre? How do you use the Tube in London? What about driving? Everyday language and daily routines that you are familiar ...


  • Language and State

    An Inquiry into the Progress of Civilization, Second Edition by

    This book argues that while humans communicate using language, they create and use media. Media extend the distance of communication. Humans form themselves into a large community. This happens in a long historical process in which the state of the ...


  • The Time Machine and the Domaine

    Origins and Functions of Imaginative Literature by

    Why have so many cultures created what we call imaginative literature in the past, and still do? What prompts so many people to read literature? And how are we to understand the economy that links these producers and consumers? These and related ...


  • Language and State

    A Theory of the Progress of Civilization by

    Language and State: A Theory of the Progress of Civilization, Second Edition, argues that the state takes form because of language. It argues that since humans began to use language, they have been able to create and use media. Media include ...


  • Living The Lingo of Linguine

    Italian Words to Live By by

    Are you looking for a lesson in language and in life? If the answer is yes, look no further. Luckily for us, Italians have gifted the globe with their many contributions in the realms of art, opera, cinema, pizza—the list is endless. Although, one ...


  • Dialogue

    The Influence of Intra-personal Discourse on Interpersonal Communication in Fostering Relationships in a Digital Age by

    I am glad to see a new work from Fr. Emmanuel Olusola on the importance of dialogue. In a world with advanced technologies for communication, coupled with increasing polarization, it is a task of both the Church and of society to create dynamics for ...


  • Colonization and Imperialism in Libraries

    Perspective from a Caribbean Immigrant by

    Former university lecturer and Caribbean immigrant Mark-Shane Scale offers an unsettling look at how the centuries-old legacy of colonialism and imperialism continues to haunt one of the most seemingly innocuous and unexpected of spaces: the world’s ...