Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red

Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red

400 intriguing, entertaining, and often hilarious etymological journiesEnglish is filled with curious, intriguing and bizarre phrases. This book reveals the surprising, captivating and even hilarious origins behind 400 of them, including:• Read between the Lines• Cat Got Your Tongue?• Put a...

Encyclopedia of General Topology

Encyclopedia of General Topology

This book is designed for the reader who wants to get a general view of the terminology of General Topology with minimal time and effort. The reader, whom we assume to have only a rudimentary knowledge of set theory, algebra and analysis, will be able to find what they want if they will...

Wonders Beyond Numbers

Wonders Beyond Numbers

In this book, Johnny Ball tells one of the most important stories in world history – the story of mathematics.By introducing us to the major characters and leading us through many historical twists and turns, Johnny slowly unravels the tale of how humanity built up a knowledge and understanding...

A Guide To English Grammar

A Guide To English Grammar

My name is Mrs. Bessie Mae Brooks and I would like to dedicate my three-volume book A GUIDE TO ENGLISH GRAMMAR, conjugation of commonly used verbs to my children and their families. Master Sergeant Samuel A. Brooks—wife Marilyn, their son Yanni Brooks. Major David E. Brooks-wife Quanda and...

SOLO Taxonomy and Making Meaning Book 3

SOLO Taxonomy and Making Meaning Book 3

SOLO Taxonomy and Making Meaning is a series designed to help English teachers to integrate SOLO Taxonomy into their teaching. It introduces how to use SOLO Taxonomy across all junior literature studies and themative studies. Textual literacy is a cognitively demanding activity, requiring...

Inner Dynamics of the People of Hizmet

Inner Dynamics of the People of Hizmet

From loyalty and fidelity to modesty and chastity; from suffering and anguish to patience and perseverance; from submission to trust; from sincerity to tolerance… The Inner Dynamics of the People of Hizmet outlines the ideal characteristics of a philanthropic volunteer.Embodied with such...

(Mean) type/token ratios

(Mean) type/token ratios

Seminar paper from the year 2008 in the subject Speech Science / Linguistics, University of Münster (Englisches Seminar), course: Computational Text Analysis, language: English, abstract: In this paper I will show how it is possible to compute the type/token ratio of a text by using the...

The Art of Language Invention

The Art of Language Invention

An insider's tour through the construction of invented languages from the bestselling author and creator of languages for the HBO series Game of Thrones and the Syfy series DefianceFrom master language creator David J. Peterson comes a creative guide to language construction for sci-fi and...