- 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.
Hierdie waardevolle inheemse boomgids behoort die naslaan- en gebruiksbron te wees van elke tuinier, boer, natuurliefhebber, boomkweker, bosbouer en natuurbewaarder – trouens enigeen met ’n liefde en waardering vir bome.
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.
Hierdie woordeboek spog met meer as 11 000 inskrywings waarvan elkeen 'n bondige, treffende vertaling bevat. Waar nodig, is voorbeelde en grammatikale verduidelikings ingesluit. Steeds die ideale hulpmiddel by die aanleer van of Afrikaans of Xhosa en vir vlotter kommunikasie.
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.
Geskryf vir almal wat daagliks met Afrikaans in die praktyk te make kry; inligting is aangeskaf oor aanhalingstekens, aanspreek vorme, koppeltekens, vertalings van talle Engelse woorde en korrekte uitspraak van "moelike" woorde is gegee.
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.