The Resource Better than great: : a plenitudinous compendium of wallopingly fresh superlatives, (ebook)

Better than great: : a plenitudinous compendium of wallopingly fresh superlatives, (ebook)

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Better than great: : a plenitudinous compendium of wallopingly fresh superlatives
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Better than great:
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a plenitudinous compendium of wallopingly fresh superlatives
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Plenitudinous compendium of wallopingly fresh superlatives
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eng
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A veritable "tko of terminology," Better Than Great is the essential guide for describing the extraordinary - the must have reference for anyone wishing to rise above tired superlatives. Deft praise encourages others to feel as we do, share our enthusiasms. It rewards deserving objects of admiration. It persuades people to take certain actions. It sells things. Sadly, in this "age of awesome," our words and phrases of acclaim are exhausted, all but impotent. Even so, we find ourselves defaulting to such habitual choices as good, great, and terrific, or substitute the weary synonyms that tuble our of a thesaurus - superb, marvelous, outstanding, and the like. The piling on of intensifers such as the now-silly "super," only makes matters worse and negative modifiers render our common parlance nearly tragic. Until now. Arthur Plotnik, the wunderkind of word-wonks is, without mincing, proffering a well knit wellspring of worthy and wondrous words to rescue our worn-down usage. Plotnik is both hella AND hecka up to the task of rescuing the English language and offers readers the chance to never be at a loss for words!
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Plotnik, Arthur
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423/.1
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non fiction
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adult
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Better than great: : a plenitudinous compendium of wallopingly fresh superlatives, (ebook)
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9781573446815
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11611510
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remote
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11611510
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Better than great: : a plenitudinous compendium of wallopingly fresh superlatives, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781573446815
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11611510
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11611510
System control number
MWT11611510
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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