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The Dictionary Of Wordplay
     

The Dictionary Of Wordplay

by Dave Morice
 

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ISBN-10: 0915924978

ISBN-13: 9780915924974

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Teachers & Writers Collaborative

This marvelous reference guide should be at the side of every writer; it's the first wordplay dictionary ever! Concepts like "exquisite corpse," "kangaroo word," and "Jabberwocky," which frequently appear in contemporary writings, are defined here, with examples. More than 1,234 entries are in this book.

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This marvelous reference guide should be at the side of every writer; it's the first wordplay dictionary ever! Concepts like "exquisite corpse," "kangaroo word," and "Jabberwocky," which frequently appear in contemporary writings, are defined here, with examples. More than 1,234 entries are in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780915924974
Publisher:
Teachers & Writers Collaborative
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
913,889
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Ross EcklerX
Introduction by Dave Moricexi
Wordplay Entries, A-Z1
After Word by Richard Lederer255
Appendix A: Alphasets by Dave Morice258
Appendix B: "Interesting" Number Names by Dave Morice259
Appendix C: Inventors, Authors, and Sources for the Entries261
Appendix D: Bibliography285

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