• "Termite" Terry's Pest Control License Exam Preparation Manual

    By Terry Singleton

    Our Price: $49.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781481809306
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
    • Published: February 2013
    Everything you need to know to pass a state license exam on your first try!If you need to pass an exam to get your pest control license, then this is the book for you! In it you'll learn:About the types of chemicals, formulations and how to read product labels.How to apply the various products and what equipment to use.Safety equipment and how to protect yourself, your clients and the environment.General enotomologyValuable information about cockroaches, ants, bees & wasps, stored food pests, fabric pests, silverfish, firebrats & book lice, flies, ectoparisites, spiders, dooryard pests and rodents. Includes color photos!Laws and regulations. Includes excerpts from California's Pest Control Act!Plus, bonus practice exams and answer keys for each section of study!If you're serious about a career in the pest control industry, this book will provide you with everything you'll need to pass your exam on the first try. This is an invaluable referrence guide that you'll always want to carry with you everywhere you go - for your entire career!
  • 'Call a Spade a Spade': From Classical Phrase to Racial Slur: A Case Study (International Folkloristics)

    By Wolfgang Mieder

    Our Price: $20.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780820461762
    • Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
    • Published: July 2002
    An important goal of Mieder's (German and folklore, U. of Vermont) study is to demonstrate how the original, history, dissemination, and meaning of a proverb or proverbial expression can be studied. From Aristophanes' first known expression of it, he traces the phrase down through history, drawing from anthropology, communications, ethnology, folklore, history, literature, philology, religion, sociology, and other fields. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
  • 'Don't Forget to Sing In the Lifeboats': Uncommon Wisdom for Uncommon Times

    By Kathryn Petras

    Our Price: $8.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780761155256
    • Publisher: Workman Publishing
    • Published: May 2009
    Uncommon times call for uncommon wisdom. It's inspiring to hear from people who've graduated from the school of hard knocks, yet kept a sense of humor. People like Twain, Voltaire, Oscar Wilde. People who've said the thing so well that we all wish we'd said it. People who've been there, done that, and refuse to sugarcoat what they've learned. People who know, as Sherry Hochman puts it, that "Every day is a gift—even if it sucks."From Kathryn and Ross petras, curators of craziness (and surprising smarts), comes a timely collection of reassuring reality:"Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?"—John Barrymore"October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February." —Mark Twain"I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much."—Mother Teresa"When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes."—Dylan Thomas "If you think you have it tough, read history books."—Bill MaherAnd Voltaire: "Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats."
  • 'Excuse Me, But I Was Next. . .': How to Handle the Top 100 Manners Dilemmas

    By Peggy Post

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780060889166
    • Publisher: HarperCollins
    • Published: October 2006
    Our modern world is full of manners dilemmas. From an overly chatty cell phone user to tipping restroom attendants, we're faced with the challenges of being civil and courteous around every turn. In this insightful and highly useful book, America's etiquette expert Peggy Post provides you with 100 answers to your most asked etiquette questions. Whether you're planning a big business dinner or trying to figure out if that guy you're dating is a selfish dolt, 'Excuse Me, But I Was Next...' is the essential manners book for our fast-paced, twenty-first century lifestyles.
  • 'Isms & 'Ologies: The 453 Basic Tenets You've Only Pretended to Understand

    By Arthur Goldwag

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781582882468
    • Publisher: Madison Park Press
    • Published: January 2007
  • 'Isms and 'Ologies: The 453 Basic Tenets You've Only Pretended to Understand

    By Arthur Goldwag

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781582882635
    • Publisher: MADISON PARK PRESS
    • Published: January 2007
  • -Isms and -Ologies: A Comprehensive Guide to the Schisms, Schools, Movements, and Ideologies You Need to Know to Survive At College or At a Cocktail Party

    By Arthur Goldwag

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307279071
    • Publisher: Vintage Books Original
    • Published: October 2007
    The ultimate guide to over 450 of the most significant intellectual terms, movements & religions that help shape the society we live in - from Platonism to New Historicism. You'll find clarification of buzz terms like Jihad, fathom the differences between Conservatism, Paleoconservatism, and Neoconservatism. There's also an explanation of String Theory, a description of Fauvism, a definition of Locofocoism, plus much more. 384p.
  • ...But We Need the Eggs: The Magic of Woody Allen

    By Diane Jacobs

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780312109981
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
    • Published: 1982
  • 1,000 Character Writing Prompts

    By Bryan Cohen

    Our Price: $11.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781475103137
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
    • Published: March 2012
    From the author of 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts, this 300 page, 150,000+ word reference tool can serve writers who need characters and need them now!If character development is your problem, this detailed reference tool for any writer is the solution. Imagine if every time you sat down to brainstorm for your stories, scripts and more, you had a notebook full of character ideas ready to spring to life on the page. This time-saving, idea-generating tome can ensure that from protagonist to checkout girl, your characters are fully developed and captivating. Covering a variety of genres, time periods and styles, 1,000 Character Writing Prompts, adds nuance and depth to the typical character stereotypes many writers rely on.The book includes the following archetypes:• Superheroes, sidekicks and secret agents• Monsters, demons and strange creatures• Optimists, pessimists and screw ups• Zombies, werewolves and vampires• Lawyers, doctors and butchers• Rebels, ninjas, actors, villains, pets, babies and many more!Each of the 1,000 character ideas ends with a question or command to push you past your writer's block and into a creative flow state for your future writing sessions. This sequel to author Bryan Cohen's popular 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts can take your writing productivity to a whole new level.Bryan Cohen is a director, a comedian and an author of several books on the art of writing including 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts: Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More and Writer on the Side: How to Write Your Book Around Your 9 to 5 Job. His website Build Creative Writing Ideas helps over 240,000 visitors a year to push past writer's block and reach their creative goals. He lives in Chicago.
  • 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts: Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More

    By Bryan Cohen

    Our Price: $7.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781461089421
    • Publisher: Createspace
    • Published: April 2011
    When you finally have the opportunity to sit down and write, you want absolutely nothing to get in your way. In an ideal world, the ideas would flow from head to pen quickly and easily. You would have thousands of ideas at your fingertips. This new idea-generating book makes that dream a reality. With exactly one thousand prompts, 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts: Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More is truly a cure for writer's block. These story starters cover a large range of topics, including: * Holidays * College * Health * Regrets * Nature * Shakespeare * Religion * The American Dream * ...and over 40 more! These prompts help you to write from the heart so that you can relate to your audience. They work for blogs, scripts, stories, poems, essays and anything else that requires that you write with no interruptions.
  • 1,000 Signs of Life: Basic ASL for Everyday Conversation

    By Gallaudet University

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781563682728
    • Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
    • Published: April 2004
    Here’s the succinct handbook that will allow everyone to enjoy the beauty and functionality of American Sign Language. 1,000 Signs of Life: Basic ASL for Everyday Conversation illustrates a potpourri of intriguing and entertaining signs that can be grasped quickly and used to communicate with anyone familiar with ASL, deaf or hearing. Organized alphabetically in 17 categories, this handy paperback offers common signs for animals, food, clothes, people, health and body, the time, days of the week, seasons, colors, quantities, transportation and travel, and many more practical topics. Readers also can learn signs for community-related terms, holidays and religion, and for thoughts and emotions, signs that will offer them the opportunity to experience the full potential of ASL.1,000 Signs of Life begins with a concise introduction to American Sign Language, including how it evolved and how its grammar and syntax work. Complementing this information are categories on signs for adjectives and adverbs, prepositions and locations, question words, and verbs and action words. Interspersed throughout the text are tips for signing, rules of signing etiquette, and engaging anecdotes about Deaf culture, Deaf people, and the Deaf community. 1,000 Signs of Life provides a fun, fast way to learn basic ASL signs and also offers easy-to-follow instructions and hints on how to use them in a variety of everyday situations. It's the perfect streamlined guide for signing ASL.
  • 1,000 Things to Love About America: Celebrating the Reasons We'Re Proud to Call the Usa Home

    By Barbara Bowers

    Our Price: $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780061806285
    • Publisher: HARPER
    • Published: June 2010
  • 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off

    By John Lloyd

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393241037
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: September 2013
  • 10 Days to Faster Reading

    By Abby Marks-Beale

    Our Price: $14.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780446676670
    • Publisher: WARNER BOOKS
    • Published: July 2001
    An authority on reading and learning explains how to determine one's present reading level and develop new skills designed to promote faster and more effective reading, offering tips on breaking bad habits, enhancing one's power of concentration, learning how to scan for meaning, and more. Original.