Roxy the Ritzy Camel

  • Auteur: Anthony DeStefano
  • ISBN: 073696634X
  • Date de sortie: 2016-07-01
  • Collection: Harvest House Publishers
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Bestselling author Anthony DeStefano brings the vain and possession-loving Roxy the camel to life to demonstrate the familiar Bible verse: It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God. Little ones ages three and older will learn that possessions are only things...and definitely NOT the most important things. Brightly illustrated by Richard Cowdrey and written in engaging, funny rhyme, this storybook follows Roxy's journey from her waterless home in the desert to a great city of beauty she's heard about but never seen. Along the way she learns that the only way to attain true happiness is to share—or even give away—what she possesses.

Ritzy Rhubarb Secrets Cookbook

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  • ISBN: 9780963286000
  • Date de sortie: 1992
  • Collection: Community Cookbooks
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United States of America Congressional Record

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  • Collection: Government Printing Office
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A New Dictionary of Eponyms

  • Auteur: Morton S. Freeman
  • ISBN: 0195093542
  • Date de sortie: 1997-12-18
  • Collection: Oxford University Press on Demand
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Do you approve of censoring the works of great writers? Some might contend that to bowdlerize a great writer's work would be to diminish its overall quality. Others, like Thomas Bowdler, whose eraser danced over every Shakespeare play, would argue that all modest people should be able to read a great work without blushing. For attacking the classics, Mr. Bowdler has been immortalized as the world's best-known, self-appointed literary censor. And because of his efforts the term bowdlerize has become eponymous with his name. Alternatively, the word bikini--defined as a two-piece bathing suit for women--has been a linguistic mystery since 1947 when these suits were first seen on the beaches of the French Riviera, a year after the United States began testing atom bombs on the Bikini atoll of the Marshall Islands. Some shocked people said that the impact of the scanty swimsuit on male beach loungers was like the devastating effect of the atomic bomb. Whoosh! A simpler and more credible notion is that the daring swimsuits resembled the attire worn by women on the Bikini atoll.Created about a century ago, the term eponym is itself a coinage from two Greek words, epi, "on" or "upon," and onama, "a name." But its broadened meaning, as dictionaries set it out, refers to a word derived from a proper name. For instance, Salisbury steak--a popular diner menu item created from common hamburger and dressed up with brown gravy to make it more appealing--is named for James H. Salisbury, an English physician who promoted a diet of ground beef.A Dictionary of Eponyms explores the origins of hundreds of these everyday words from Argyle socks to zeppelins. Written in an entertaining and anecdotal style, and with a foreword by Edwin Newman, the book includes a brief biography of the individual whose name became associated with an item or concept as well as information on how and when the name entered the language.If you've ever wondered just where terms like cardigan sweater, pamphlet, and robot come from, Morton Freeman does more than simply define them--he brings them to life.

Ritzy Rice

  • Auteur: Myra Street
  • ISBN: 9780890099506
  • Date de sortie: 1986-05-01
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Gives an introduction to the rice basics of variety, selection, cooking, and includes such recipes as beef sate, souvlakia, osso buco Milanese and Mexican chili

Stealing Elections

  • Auteur: John Fund
  • ISBN: 159403270X
  • Date de sortie: 2009-04-28
  • Collection: Encounter Books
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John Fund explores the real divide the country faces with the looming election. Through wary thoughts on voting integrity, he shows how eletions can be decided by the votes of dead people, illegal felon voters, and absentee voters that simply don't exist. If nothing is done to address the growing cynicism about vote counting, rest assured that another close presidential election that descends into bitter partisan wrangling is just around the corner.

Here Comes the Toff

  • Auteur: John Creasey
  • ISBN: 075513740X
  • Date de sortie: 2013-11-04
  • Collection: House of Stratus
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Every social call brings Richard Rollison, aka ‘The Toff’, closer to death in this thriller that is dominated by characters from all ends of the spectrum. As ‘The Toff’ leaves his calling cards a killer’s pace grows and his confidence with it. Can ‘The Toff’ escape death himself and at the same time unravel the mystery?
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