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Alphabet juice : the energies, gists, and spirits of letters, words, and combinations thereof, their roots, bones, innards, piths, pips, and secret parts, tinctures, tonics, and essences, with examples of their usage foul and savory

Author: Roy Blount, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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After 40 years of making a living using words in every medium, print or electronic, Blount still can't get over his ABCs. In this book, he celebrates the juju, the sonic and kinetic energies of letters and their combinations.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Dictionaries Humor
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Blount, Jr.
ISBN: 9780374103699 0374103690 9780374532048 0374532044
OCLC Number: 212376244
Notes: "Sarah Crichton books."
Description: 364 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Roy Blount, Jr.
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“"Alphabet Juice" is pure Roy Blount Jr. amusing, bemusing, and smart as hell.” —"Fortune " "“"Gracefully erudite and joyous.” —Katherine A. Powers, "The ""Boston"" Globe" “If everybody's first Read more...

 
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