Features hundreds of ridiculous examples of the misadventures in English discovered all over the world - from hotel signs to baffling advertisements, such as the German beauty product offering a 'Cream shower for pretentious skin' or the Japanese bar that boasts 'Special cocktails for ladies with nuts'.
The works of William Shakespeare have been a permanent feature on school curricula for years, and almost everybody can boast even a basic knowledge of his life and craft. This title offers a fresh look at Shakespeare's work showing how and why it remains such an integral part of popular culture and the English language.
A beautifully packaged, collectable volume to commemorate the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.
Today one of the most successful music stars in the world, Lady Gaga fast became a household name after the release of her first album, "The Fame", in 2008. This title charts this remarkable young woman's rise to the very summit of musical superstardom.
One of the world's best known biographers, Andrew Morton is a leading authority on modern celebrity, and one of the finest investigative writers of his day and age. This ground-breaking and controversial biography will change the public's perception of Diana and the British monarchy forever.
Why use one word when you can use fifteen? Using the hilarious examples given in 'Eats, Shites and Leaves', learn how to confound and confuse, puzzle and perplex, baffle and bemuse. Brevity might be the soul of wit, but the underrated art of verbosity can be riotously funny, too!
This is the first non-fiction companion to Dan Brown's mega-selling novel "The Da Vinci Code" and is published to tie-in with the paperback edition of that novel.
Covers such subjects as the secretive (and, to some, sinister) world of Freemasonry and the influence it had on America's founding fathers, the Masonic symbolism found in, for instance, the US one-dollar bill and the architecture of Washington DC. This book is suitable for those who want to delve deeper into the mysteries of Dan Brown's fiction.
The quintessential suave hero, Roger Moore has had an extraordinary career that has spanned seven decades, from early television to the golden age of Hollywood and on to international superstardom. This book presents his recollections of playing some of the world's most famous roles alongside a host of legendary stars.
Presents a selection of the bloopers, mistakes and misunderstandings that kids have boldly come out with in their school work: from the innocent mispronunciations of younger children, to the facetious, inventive, or just downright stupid remarks of older students who should know better.