Something Wholesale

Author: Eric Newby
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007508220
Size: 16,77 MB
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Veteran travel writer Eric Newby has a massive following and is cherished as the forefather of the modern comic travel book. However, less known are his adventures during the years he spent as an apprentice and commercial buyer in the improbable trade of women's fashion.

The Rotarian

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Established in 1911, The Rotarian is the official magazine of Rotary International and is circulated worldwide. Each issue contains feature articles, columns, and departments about, or of interest to, Rotarians. Seventeen Nobel Prize winners and 19 Pulitzer Prize winners – from Mahatma Ghandi to Kurt Vonnegut Jr. – have written for the magazine.

Hearings

Author: United States. Congress. Senate
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Size: 17,16 MB
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Textile Procurement In The Military Services

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations
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Textile Procurement In The Military Services

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
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Size: 19,18 MB
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Investigates alleged graft and corruption in textile procurement practices of DOD.

Six Words You Never Knew Had Something To Do With Pigs

Author: Katherine Barber
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101201231
Size: 18,14 MB
Format: PDF
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A delightfully addictive compendium of fascinating word facts that does for the dictionary what Eats, Shoots, and Leaves did for the manual of style With the easy erudition and lively wit that have won her legions of fans, Canada's "Word Lady" reveals the entertaining histories behind 500 of the most common words and phrases in the English language. Who knew that "travel" is derived from an instrument of torture? That "tragedy" originally had something to do with goats? That "glamour" and "grammar" started out as the same word? Katherine Barber's captivating collection is organized by season, so readers can open to Valentine's Day to learn about the origins of "passion fruit" or flip to Thanksgiving to find out why there aren't any turkeys in Turkey. An irresistible blend of entertainment and enlightenment, this delightful book will captivate the word lover in all of us.