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Drugs - Without the Hot Air: Minimising the Harms of Legal and Illegal Drugs
Drugs - Without the Hot Air: Minimising the Harms of Legal and Illegal Drugs
by David Nutt
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Independent and unbiased info, 3 Feb 2014
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Highly intelligible and accessible information- you don't need to be a scientist to understand it. An invaluable guide for anyone who wants the truth about recreational drugs.


Stockwin's Maritime Miscellany: A Ditty Bag of Wonders from the Golden Age of Sail
Stockwin's Maritime Miscellany: A Ditty Bag of Wonders from the Golden Age of Sail
by Julian Stockwin
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 9.09

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4.0 out of 5 stars tall tales from tall ships, 14 Feb 2010
Everyone will learn something new from this collection of tales and legends of the sea, plus the fascinating origins of current everyday expressions such as slush fund, hand over fist, wiping the slate clean. There is a mine of information in this ditty bag - and still some pirate treasure to be found - allegedly. Stockwin also corrects some of our best known maritime misquotes (Nelson's last words were not 'Kiss Me Hardy'). Some nice engraved illustrations add artistic detail to the stories. A great book to take when you head for the heads (look it up), or to impress your pub quiz friends.


Chambers Crossword Completer
Chambers Crossword Completer
by Chambers (Ed.)
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars The word-hunter's compendium, 12 Oct 2009
Crossword fans and word searchers often have alternate letters missing and need to fill the gaps. There are electronic devices you can use to scroll through an alphabetical list to find every possible word with the appropriate number of letters. But the eye and brain can scan much more quickly than the hand-held devices, so looking down columns of words on pages will reveal the possible answers far more quickly than the mindless gadget can display them on a screen. The major downside to a printed word finder is that you can't have two adjacent letters missing; it is exactly what it says: an alternative letter listing. The thin paper pages may wear out, but it doesn't need batteries and the keys don't stick!
Having used earlier editions of the Chambers book in addition to the electronic alternatives, it still fills an essential gap in the workshop of the c*u*i*e*b*l*s*t.


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