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Short Cut Math

Author : Gerard W. Kelly
ISBN : 9780486131528
Genre : Mathematics
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Clear, concise compendium of about 150 time-saving math short-cuts features faster, easier ways to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Each problem includes an explanation of the method. No special math ability needed.
Category: Mathematics

Short Cuts

Author : Alexander Humez
ISBN : 9780199750757
Genre : Social Science
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Our everyday lives are inevitably touched--and immeasurably enriched--by an extraordinary variety of miniature forms of verbal communication, from classified ads to street signs, and from yesterday's graffito to tomorrow's headline. Celebrating our long history of compact speech, Short Cuts offers a well-researched and vibrantly written account of this unsung corner of the linguistic world, inspiring a new appreciation of the wondrously varied forms of our briefest exchanges. Alexander Humez, Nicholas Humez, and Rob Flynn shed light here on an ever-growing field of minimalist genres, ranging from the bank robbery note to the billboard, from the curse hurled from a car window (or the Senate floor) to the suicide note, and from the ghost-word to the ring tone. The book is divided into ten thematic sections, as varied as "In the Dictionary" (discussing such topics as Sniglets, Mountweazels, and the Wiktionary), "In and Out of Trouble" (error messages, weasel words, the pre-nup), and "On the Lam" (ransom notes, wanted posters, portraits parl?s). The authors look at the comic strip's maladicta balloon and the dinner-interrupter's robocalls, the advice column and the obit, and the many ways your personal appearance tells us who you are, from the message on your gimme cap to the tattoo with your S.O.'s name on your ankle. Uncovering the elegance, the humor, and the unspoken implications in these fleeting communications, this book provides a satisfying thoroughness and an abundance of connections that unravel how the oath became the swearword and the calling card salver turned into the Facebook wall. For readers who love language and enjoy rummaging through the cultural baggage that comes with it, Short Cuts gathers an engaging sampler of the most delightful and cogent--and above all brief--forms of contemporary English.
Category: Social Science

Short Cuts

Author : gg
ISBN : 9781477277485
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 76.59 MB
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Short Cuts: AAH-HAA MOMENTS FROM BEHIND THE CHAIR is a collection of stories of life in salons and on the road. Everyone gets haircuts, but did you ever consider who your stylist does and what they hear and see on any given day? Ever wonder about the secrets they harbor? After you read Short Cuts you will see your stylist in a whole new light. Be kind to your stylist, after all they are working on your head with sharp objects. "Short Cuts" is filled with funny stories of what really happens in a salon. Your stylist knows, just ask.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Short Cuts In Math

Author : Mounir Samaan
ISBN : 9780615147666
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"SHORT CUTS IN MATH" is a fast paced way to review or learn the basics of math in a non- academic method using a lot of short cuts to many problem solutions. It also shows the difference between the regular procedure and the short cut.This book makes it interesting to learn math.
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Short Cuts And American Life And Society In Early Nineties

Author : Hasti Sardashti
ISBN : 9781467894517
Genre : Performing Arts
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Prior and during the time Altmans Short Cuts was developed and shaped, Americans experienced over a decade of Republican administration, represented by Reagan and Bush, extreme right wing national policies, and an ill economy. On 9 November 1989 with the fall of Berlin Wall, America and whole world experienced one of the most extreme changes in the history of the twentieth century: the end of the cold war and the beginning of a new post-Cold war era. Hardly anyone could have foreseen the end of communism in the Soviet Union and in Eastern Europe during that time. The demise of the Soviet Union left the United States the sole remaining superpower, a position that carried its own risks and problems. With this extreme change of dichotomy between the two world powers, on which was the base of the national and international politics for more than fifty years and also a major coping mechanism for the people by splitting between the Good and Bad, God and Evil, Communism and Democracy, in late 1980s and early 1990s it came to a break down of the known structures which were experienced as very frightening by American people. I wonder if Short Cuts was an attempt by Robert Altman in the early 90s, to comfort all these anxious and helpless people, who were confused, and who couldnt understand why things happen to them, what happened to them and asking themselves why? What did we do wrong? What if this did not happen and that happened? The Robert Altmans Short Cuts and American Society and American Life in the Early Nineties is an attempt to examine all these notions and understand what is about Short Cuts making it to become such a timeless and unique movie.
Category: Performing Arts

The Short Cuts To Lower Scores

Author : Jack Nicklaus
ISBN : 9780671727659
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Golf great Jack Nicklaus shares his secrets and personal tips to help golfers of all talents bring their game to tournament level. This comprehensive guide for both beginning and advanced players is filled with step-by-step detailed illustrations. 1,054 line drawings.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Short Cuts

Author : Raymond Carver
ISBN : 9781101970560
Genre : Fiction
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The nine stories and one poem collected in this volume formed the basis for the astonishingly original film “Short Cuts” directed by Robert Altman. Collected altogether in this volume, these stories form a searing and indelible portrait of American innocence and loss. From the collections Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?, Where I’m Calling From, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, and A New Path to the Waterfall; including an introduction by Robert Altman. With deadpan humor and enormous tenderness, this is the work of “one of the true contemporary masters” (The New York Review of Books).
Category: Fiction

Short Cut To Decay

Author : Sharif Harir
ISBN : 9171063463
Genre : Social Science
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The Sudan can demonstrate that while there is no short-cut to progress there is one to decay and misery. After eleven years of peace, the second civil war has now lasted for more than ten years. Regional, ethnic and religious conflicts are intensifying all over the country. The economy is in shambles while a small lite is enriching itself.
Category: Social Science