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The unabridged devil's dictionary

Author: Ambrose Bierce; David E Schultz; S T Joshi
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This updated edition offers some 1600 wickedly clever definitions to the vocabulary of everyday life. Little is sacred and few are safe, for Ambrose Bierce targets just about any pursuit, from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Humor
Woordenboeken (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?.
Unabridged devil's dictionary.
Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99087396
(OCoLC)43334150
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ambrose Bierce; David E Schultz; S T Joshi
ISBN: 0585491445 9780585491448 0820321966 9780820321967 1282795694 9781282795693 9786612795695 6612795697 0820326348 9780820326344
OCLC Number: 54076528
Language Note: English.
Notes: Revised edition of: Devil's dictionary.
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 404 pages)
Responsibility: Ambrose Bierce ; edited by David E. Schultz & S.T. Joshi.
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