- What does it mean if a cat sits and washes itself in your doorway?
- Why should women have their hair cut only when the moon is waxing?
- Why do people from Yorkshire throw caterpillars over their shoulders?
Do you avoid anything with the number thirteen and cross the road to avoid walking under ladders? Belief in superstitions links us to a time when everyday events and objects had magical significance, and knowledge of these could change your fate.
Whether you wish to increase your good f
A Dictionary of Chemistry comprises some 5,250 entries, covering all aspects of chemistry and related topics, such as physical chemistry and biochemistry, including recent developments in the field. It is supplemented by graphs, diagrams, and detailed appendices as well as useful web links which are accessible via the companion website.
A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works, by John F. Evans, summarizes and briefly analyzes all recent and many older commentaries on books of the Bible, giving insightful comments on the approach of each commentary and its interpretive usefulness especially for evangelical interpreters of the Bible.
Reference book, catalogue. Lists a wide range of small and independent publishers in the following African countries: Algeria, Namibia, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Senegal, Zimbabwe. The catalogue contains listings of well over 60 different publishers from all over Africa.
Containing over 3,100 fully revised and updated entries on all aspects of physical and human geography, this dictionary is an essential guide to students at all levels. It has been fully revised and updated, and includes more than 400 new entries, recommended web links for many entries, and over 15 new illustrations.
Education is of relevance to everyone, but it involves specialized terminology which may be unfamiliar or opaque. The second edition of this UK-focused dictionary - with around 1,100 authoritative entries - provides clear and accessible definitions of the terms, organizations, qualifications, statutes, and much more, involved in education today.
This dictionary contains over 9,000 A to Z entries on scientific and social aspects of the environment. Thoroughly revised and updated, it covers the latest research and theories in this fast-moving field. This is a must-have for students of environment and conservation studies and ancillary subjects.
This Dictionary provides students, pastors, and others with a convenient and useful source of word meanings and English glosses for the entire vocabulary of the Greek New Testament, and is an essential accompaniment to any course of NT Greek or serious study of the Bible in its original form.
A Dictionary of Hiberno-English is the leading reference authority on Hiberno-English - the form of English commonly spoken in Ireland. Bertie Speak, circling Shannon, dig-out, and ghost estate are just some of the new words, which have recently slipped into our daily lexicon, and are included in Terence Dolan's classic dictionary.