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            First Thousand Words in Maori Taranaki Edition
              

            First Thousand Words in Maori Taranaki Edition (SoftBack / Other)

            By Cartwright, Stephen

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            This is the Taranaki language edition of the popular book that is bursting with vivid, entertaining illustrations by Stephen Cartwright that will attract even beginner adult learners.

            ISBN 9781775504023
            Published NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (Maori)
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            I'm Just a Teenage Punchbag: POIGNANT AND FUNNY: A NOVEL FOR A GENERATION OF WOMEN

            I'm Just a Teenage Punchbag: POIGNANT AND FUNNY: A NOVEL FOR A GENERATION OF WOMEN (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Clune, Jackie

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            Bored and ignored wife and mother accidentally tells the truth; with hilarious and surprising results.

            ISBN 9781529382426
            Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Wise Words of the Maori: Revealing History and Traditions: Language as Food
              

            Wise Words of the Maori: Revealing History and Traditions: Language as Food (Paperback, Rev. Ed.)

            By Riley, Murdoch

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            Revised Edition. Over 5000 proverbs and other expressions. Now includes an extensive subject index, as well as listings of personal names, iwi, hapu and the migratory canoes. Originating from events in Maori history, literature, legends and everyday life. Use this book to find th...e appropriate proverb: make use of language as food for the soul.
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            ISBN 9780854671441
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Viking Sevenseas NZ Ltd
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            Word for Today

            Word for Today (Paperback)

            By Sussex, Roly

            • RRP: $30.00
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            Did you know that the word salary comes from the Latin sal for 'salt', since part of the payment to Roman soldiers was in salt? That braces and suspenders used to refer to different items of clothing? Or that trolls have migrated from fairytales to online discussion forums? The E...nglish language is currently going through a period of tremendous ferment, growth and expansion. Old 'rules' are being challenged, or weakened. New ones are emerging. And mistakes and misuses are popping up with all the speed that the internet can provide. For over two decades, linguist Roly Sussex has documented the nature and evolution of the English Language on his popular weekly ABC Radio program 'Word for Today'. For the first time, the best of these reflections on word origins, neologisms and misuses are collected in this witty and insightful book. With Word for Today, you'll always have a word for tomorrow.
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            ISBN 9780702263064
            Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher University of Queensland Press
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            My Language, My Inspiration
              

            My Language, My Inspiration (Paperback)

            By Winitana, Chris

            • RRP: $45.00
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            English language version) After over 150 years of colonisation, a number of tenacious and determined Maori individuals have struggled to ensure the survival of their language. This book, co-published with Te Taua Whiri i te Reo Maori, describes the revival of the Maori language t...hrough Waitangi Tribunal claims and the establishment of Maori institutions such as kohanga reo, the Maori Language Commission, Maori Broadcasting Authority and Maori Television. It includes interviews and photographs of key people and events.
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            ISBN 9781869693794
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2011
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            A Word for Every Day of the Year

            A Word for Every Day of the Year (Paperback)

            By Poole, Steven

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            A weird and wonderful word and its meaning for every day of the year.

            ISBN 9781787478589
            Released NZ 29 Oct 2020
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Thai Picture Dictionary: Learn 1,500 Thai Words and Phrases - The Perfect Visual Resource for Language Learners of All Ages (Includes Online Audio)
             

            Thai Picture Dictionary: Learn 1,500 Thai Words and Phrases - The Perfect Visual Resource for Language Learners of All Ages (Includes Online Audio) (Hardback)

            By Rattanakhemakorn, Jintana

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            • Pub Date
              16 Mar 21

            A fun and helpful resource for anyone interested in learning some Thai-whether you're 5 or 100! This picture dictionary covers the 1,500 most common and useful Thai words and phrases. Each word is given in Thai script-with a Romanized version to help you pronounce it correctly- a...nd the English meaning. The words are grouped into 40 different
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            ISBN 9780804852180
            Released NZ 16 Mar 2021
            Publisher Tuttle Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Tuttle Picture Dictionary
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            Because Internet: Understanding how language is changing

            Because Internet: Understanding how language is changing (Paperback)

            By McCulloch, Gretchen

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            THE ACCLAIMED NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. Because Internet is for anyone who's ever puzzled over how to punctuate a text message or wondered where memes come from. It's the perfect book for understanding how the internet is changing the English language, why that's a good thing, a...nd what our online interactions reveal about who we are. Language is humanity's most spectacular open-source project, and the internet is making our language change faster and in more interesting ways than ever before. Internet conversations are structured by the shape of our apps and platforms, from the grammar of status updates to the protocols of comments and @replies. Linguistically inventive online communities spread new slang and jargon with dizzying speed. What's more, social media is a vast laboratory of unedited, unfiltered words where we can watch language evolve in real time. Even the most absurd-looking slang has genuine patterns behind it. Internet linguist Gretchen McCulloch explores the deep forces that shape human language and influence the way we communicate with one another. She explains how your first social internet experience influences whether you prefer 'LOL' or 'lol', why ~sparkly tildes~ succeeded where centuries of proposals for irony punctuation had failed, what emoji have in common with physical gestures, and how the artfully disarrayed language of animal memes like lolcats and doggo made them more likely to spread. 'McCulloch is such a disarming writer - lucid, friendly, unequivocally excited about her subject - that I began to marvel at the flexibility of the online language she describes, with its numerous shades of subtlety.' New York Times
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            ISBN 9781529112825
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Word Perfect: Etymological Entertainment For Every Day of the Year
             

            Word Perfect: Etymological Entertainment For Every Day of the Year (Hardback)

            By Dent, Susie

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            • Pub Date
              27 Jan 21

            The perfect present for word-lovers: a word for every day of the year.

            ISBN 9781529311518
            Released NZ 27 Jan 2021
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Mother Tongue: The Story of the English Language

            Mother Tongue: The Story of the English Language (Paperback)

            By Bryson, Bill

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            Presenting a tour of English from its mongrel origins to its status as the world's most-spoken tongue; its apparent simplicity to its deceptive complexity; its vibrant swearing to its uncertain spelling and pronunciation, this book covers curious eccentricities that make it as ma...ddening to learn and as flexible to use.
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            ISBN 9780141040080
            Released NZ 9 Apr 2010
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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