The Dizzy Dictionary

Author: Pizz,Jesse James

Publisher: Last Gasp

ISBN: 9780867197051

Category: Art

Page: 56

View: 1980

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##A fake children's book in the guise of an illustrated dictionary, with large colorful illustrations, oversize typefaces and simple definitions, featuring a wandering gremlin as comic relief. An A-B-C of "kustom kulture," "lowbrow," and hot-rod cultural terms, presented in a friendly child-like book. The Dizzy Dictionary is twist on a well-known format (the i#He is CEO of West Coast Choppers, a manufacturer of custom-made motorcycles, and the host of Motorcycle Mania and the former series Monster Garage on the Discovery Channel. Other branches of the "West Coast Family" include the Chopperdogs fan club and Jesse's Girl clothing line. Pay Up Sucker Produc#The Pizz has assaulted the world with his distinctive lowbrow paintings for years. An early protege of Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, The Pizz has become a well known artist in his own right. He has had seven solo shows at La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles, as well as shows at a long list of galleries an#He is CEO of West Coast Choppers, a manufacturer of custom-made motorcycles, and the host of Motorcycle Mania and the former series Monster Garage on the Discovery Channel. Other branches of the "West Coast Family" include the Chopperdogs fan club and Jesse's Girl clothing line. Pay Up Sucker Produc#The Pizz has assaulted the world with his distinctive lowbrow paintings for years. An early protege of Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, The Pizz has become a well known artist in his own right. He has had seven solo shows at La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles, as well as shows at a long list of galleries an

The Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition)

Author: Paul Dickson

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393073491

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 1008

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The definitive work on the language of baseball—one of the “Five Best Baseball Books” (Wall Street Journal). Hailed as “a staggering piece of scholarship” (Wall Street Journal) and “an indispensable guide to the language of baseball” (San Diego Union-Tribune), The Dickson Baseball Dictionary has become an invaluable resource for those who love the game. Drawing on dozens of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century periodicals, as well as contemporary sources, Dickson’s brilliant, illuminating definitions trace the earliest appearances of terms both well known and obscure. This edition includes more than 10,000 terms with 18,000 individual entries, and more than 250 photos. This “impressively comprehensive” (The Nation) book will delight everyone from the youngest fan to the hard-core aficionado.

Unabridged Dictionary of Sensations As If

Author: James William Ward

Publisher: B. Jain Publishers

ISBN: 9788170210474

Category: Medical

Page: 1637

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A compilation from Hahnemann s Materia Medica, Allen s Encyclopaedia and Clarke s Dictionary.Divided into 2 sections, pathogenic symptoms and clinical symptoms.

A Dictionary of the English Language

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar

Author: Samuel Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English language

Page: N.A

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Dictionary of Medicine

Author: P.H. Collin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113592841X

Category: Reference

Page: 394

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Dictionary of Contemporary Slang

Author: Tony Thorne

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 140810220X

Category: Reference

Page: 512

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With more than 7,000 definitions, this book provides a definitive guide to the use of slang today. It deals with drugs, sport and contemporary society, as well as favourite slang topics such as sex and bodily functions. In this convenient paperback edition of the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Contemporary Slang, language and culture expert Tony Thorne explores the ever-changing underworld of the English language, bringing back intriguing examples of eccentricity and irreverence from the linguistic front-line. "Thorne is a kind of slang detective, going down the streets where other lexicographers fear to tread." Daily Telegraph

North Carolina Biographical Dictionary

Author: Jan Onofrio

Publisher: Somerset Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 0403097355

Category: History

Page: 558

View: 1499

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North Carolina Biographical Dictionary contains biographies on hundreds of persons from diverse vocations that were either born, achieved notoriety and/or died in the state of North Carolina. Prominent persons, in addition to the less eminent, that have played noteworthy roles are included in this resource. When people are recognized from your state or locale it brings a sense of pride to the residents of the entire state.