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A Devil"s Dictionary of Business

Monkey Business; High Finance and Low; Money, the Making, Losing, and Printing Thereof; Commerce, Trade; Clever Tricks; Tours de Force; Globalism and Globaloney

by Nicholas von Hoffman

  • 164 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Nation Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference - General,
  • Economic History,
  • Business History,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Finance,
  • Business & Economics / Reference,
  • Business,
  • Dictionaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8615408M
    ISBN 101560257121
    ISBN 109781560257127
    OCLC/WorldCa61166198

      The Devil's Dictionary Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: English language -- Dictionaries -- Humor Subject: English language -- Semantics -- Humor Subject: Vocabulary -- Humor audio books by Jane Austen Cited by: 4. Universal Daily Crossword. A daily challenge for crossword fanatics and other puzzle lovers. L.A. Times Daily Crossword. A new puzzle every day from the L.A. Times. Daily Jumble (Jumble Classic) Unscramble the words to complete the comic. Lasso the words that fit the clues and solve the puzzle. Complete the grid by forming four-letter words.

    The infernal author of this work has included many little known, brain boggling business facts, fantasies and fallacies. A Devil's Dictionary, with short, clear explanations of business terms, American society, American culture, American Dream, and American business. The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American journalist and author Ambrose Bierce. Originally published in as The Cynic's Word Book, it features Bierce's witty and often ironic spin on many common English words.

    The Devil's Dictionary is a popular book by Ambrose Bierce. Read The Devil's Dictionary, free online version of the book by Ambrose Bierce, on Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary consists of 26 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of The Devil's Dictionary which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (J – circa ) was an American short story writer, journalist, poet, and Civil War book The Devil's Dictionary was named as one of "The Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature" by the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration. His story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" has been described as "one of Literary movement: Realism.


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The Devil's Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper inand was continued in a desultory way and at long intervals until In that year a large part of it was published in covers with the title The Cynic's Word Book, a name which the author had not the power to reject nor the happiness to approve.

The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American Civil War soldier, wit, and writer Ambrose Bierce consisting of common words followed by humorous and satirical definitions.

The lexicon was written over three decades as a series /5. The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American Civil War soldier, journalist, and writer Ambrose Bierce consisting of common words followed by humorous and satirical definitions.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Ambrose Bierce. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of /5. A Devil’s Dictionary of Business Had your fill of spin and flimflam about the greatness of corporate America. Here's the real truth about money, high finance and low, commerce, clever tricks.

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I, unlike you, have read every word of Ambrose Bierce’s The Devil’s Dictionary ()—and read it recently. And. The Devil’s Dictionary, satiric lexicon by Ambrose Bierce, first compiled as The Cynic’s Word Book in and reissued under the author’s preferred title five years later.

The barbed definitions that Bierce began publishing in the Wasp, a weekly journal he edited in San Francisco from tobrought this 19th-century stock form to a new level of artistry.

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Author’s Preface. The Devil’s Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper inand was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until In that year a large part of it was published in covers with the title The Cynic’s Word Book, a name which the author had not the power to reject or happiness to approve.

An indispensable survival guide to the hostile wilderness of today's financial markets, The Devil's Financial Dictionary delivers practical insights with a scorpion's sting.

It cuts through the fads and fakery of Wall Street and clears a Brand: PublicAffairs. "The Devil's Financial Dictionary" by Jason Zweig. Humorous at times, i.e. for the definition of "Idiot" it said, "See Day Trader." Although a dictionary of humor it is also accurate, based in part off of Ambrose Bierce's "Devil's Dictionary" and in part on financial illeteracy, from which much of the humor is derived/5.

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