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              Books by Max Cryer

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              The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases
               

              The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cryer, Max

              • RRP: $29.99
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              "The Godzone Dictionary is a concise A - Z of the words and phrases that make our New Zealand language and speech patterns so different. Language expert Max Cryer examines a wide range of words and phrases, shedding light on their origin and offering helpful definitions. Slang wo ...

              ISBN 9781775594000
              Published 1 August 2019 by Exisle Publishing
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              The Cat's Out of the Bag: Truth and lies about cats
               

              The Cat's Out of the Bag: Truth and lies about cats (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cryer, Max

              • RRP: $24.99
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              "What cats have generated for us, however, is a fascinating array of words, expressions, poems, books, movies, cartoons and artworks. It seems we cannot get enough of them: from ancient times they have occupied a special place in many different cultures around the world. In this ...

              ISBN 9781921966545
              Published 1 February 2015 by Exisle Publishing
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              Is It True?: The facts behind the things we have been told
               

              Is It True?: The facts behind the things we have been told (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cryer, Max

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              "In this revealing book, Max Cryer explores the truth or otherwise of ideas and beliefs we may have always been told are true, but which on closer examination may not be. In a wide-ranging book encompassing social history, language, music, politics, the natural world and much mor ...

              ISBN 9781921966484
              Published 1 April 2014 by Exisle Publishing
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              Superstitions: and why we have them
               

              Superstitions: and why we have them (Paperback)

              By Cryer, Max

              In this witty and informative book, Max Cryer explains the origins of many of the things we commonly say and observe, and why they are part of our lives: kissing under the mistletoe, number thirteen, not walking under ladders, saying 'bless you' after sneezing. So many aspects of ...

              ISBN 9781925335170
              Published 1 May 2016 by Exisle Publishing
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              Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use
               

              Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cryer, Max

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              'Cloud nine', 'at the drop of a hat', 'spitting image', 'mollycoddle', 'rigmarole', 'round robin', 'spill the beans', 'kick the bucket', 'balderdash' and 'touch wood'.

              ISBN 9781921966019
              Published 1 July 2012 by Exisle Publishing
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              Love Me Tender: The Stories Behind the World's Favourite Songs
               

              Love Me Tender: The Stories Behind the World's Favourite Songs (Hardback)

              By Cryer, Max

              • RRP: $39.99
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              Tells the remarkable stories behind 40 popular and traditional songs. Some evolved from folksongs, some are from musical theatre, while others hit the mark because a particular recording appeared at just the right time.

              ISBN 9781921497025
              Published 1 September 2008 by Exisle Publishing
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              Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use

              Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Second Edition)

              By Cryer, Max

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Language expert Max Cryer's new book is an up-to-date guide to some of the most interesting words and phrases in the English language: where they come from, why we say them, what they mean. Bulging with information, it is a useful reference book and the ideal gift for anyone curi ...

              ISBN 9781925335873
              Published 1 October 2018 by Exisle Publishing
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              Every Dog Has Its Day: A Thousand Things You Didn't Know About Man's Best Friend
               

              Every Dog Has Its Day: A Thousand Things You Didn't Know About Man's Best Friend (Hardback)

              By Cryer, Max

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              'Every Dog Has Its Day' is a unique collection of extraordinary stories, feats and facts that will both inform and entertain. Written with a delightfully light touch, Max Cryer dispels some myths about dogs and confirms why they occupy such a special place in our lives.

              ISBN 9781921966286
              Published 1 June 2013 by Exisle Publishing
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              Preposterous Proverbs: Why Fine Words Butter No Parsnips
                

              Preposterous Proverbs: Why Fine Words Butter No Parsnips (Paperback)

              By Cryer, Max

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              In 'Preposterous Proverbs', Max Cryer looks at a vast array of proverbs from around the world. Proverbs on birth, food, women and love rub shoulders with others on money, animals, sin and death. He has chosen some of the most interesting and perplexing, and with his characteristi ...

              ISBN 9781921497452
              Published 1 November 2011 by Exisle Publishing
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              The Cat's Out of the Bag: Truth and lies about cats
                 

              The Cat's Out of the Bag: Truth and lies about cats (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Cryer, Max

              • $34.99

              From ancient times cats have occupied a special place in many cultures around the world. They have generated a fascinating array of words and expressions, as well as poems, books, movies, cartoons and artworks. Max Cryer celebrates cats and all they have given to us. Explores the ...

              ISBN 9781459693777
              Published 19 March 2015 by ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
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