WorldCat Identities

Dunkling, Leslie 1935-

Overview
Works: 100 works in 510 publications in 4 languages and 9,310 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Miscellanea  Drama  Quotations  High interest-low vocabulary books  Terms and phrases  Fiction  Readers (Publications)  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Leslie Dunkling
The Guinness book of names by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

58 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the origin of English and American place names, surnames, and first names, lists the most popular names for people and pets, and looks at trade names and names of pubs
A dictionary of days by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides background information on 850 days celebrated in literature and real life
The Facts on file dictionary of first names by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Previously published as: Everyman's dictionary of first names. 1983 Contains etymology for, variants of, and history and lore associated with over 10,000 first names
First names first by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and Japanese and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of epithets and terms of address by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book will give learners of English the confidence to address people appropriately in a wide variety of situations. It will also help them to understand what is implied when an English speaker uses a particular way of addressing someone. These topics are entirely neglected in most courses and textbooks, and there is no other reference work on the subject. Anyone who is fascinated by words will also find much here of interest. A wealth of historical, sociological and etymological information is set out in a highly readable style. Some 2,000 entries arranged in alphabetical order shed new light on familiar terms of address and present many curiosities. The author gives examples from a wide range of literature, particularly twentieth century novels, and provides an illuminating commentary on them
The Guinness book of money by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of money from ancient times before coinage to the cashless society of tomorrow, interspersed with songs, jokes, and anecdotes
The New American dictionary of baby names by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical listing of more than ten thousand male and female first names details the origins and history, meaning, social significance, literary associations, influence, and popularity of each name
Everyman's dictionary of first names by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike's lucky day by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike heeft een afspraak met het meisje op wie hij verliefd is. Maar hij komt te laat, omdat de politie hem verdenkt van inbraak. Zou het nog goed komen? Met kleurenillustraties, oefeningen en een cd. Vanaf ca. 12 jaar
Six sketches by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 1 [green]
The battle of Newton Road by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

56 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The houses in Newton Road are small, but people are very happy there. Then a civil engineer wants to knock down the houses and build a new road. The people of Newton Road are very angry. But can they win the battle?"--Page 4 of cover
The Guinness drinking companion by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mystery of the Loch Ness monster by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

22 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A structurally and lexically controlled reader about the Loch Ness monster. For beginning level students of English as a foreign language
Our secret names : what names reveal and conceal by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottish christian names : an A-Z of first names by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of curious phrases by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ebook edition of the Collins Dictionary of Curious Phrases is an updated and revised version of Leslie Dunkling's classic work on curious and baffling phrases. This edition contains a selection of new phrases and explanations. It is redesigned to make it easier to use and will also contain references to internet sites where readers will be able to find out yet more about the curious phrases we use
A dictionary of pub names by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of surnames : [from Abbey and Mutton, Nabbs to Zouch] by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of Surnames is the definitive guide to the origin and meaning of British surnames by one of Britain's leading authority on names. The essential A'Z companion to the study of names of the British Isles Includes the oldest varieties of British names as well as recent arrivals such as Patel As well as individual entries, includes collective entries on topics such as names which derive from the same first name, or names ending in -ton, etc. Compiled by Leslie Dunkling, founder of the Names Society and author of many classic reference works, such as Our Secret Names and the Guinness Book of Names
English house names by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Guinness book of curious phrases by Leslie Dunkling( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A dictionary of epithets and terms of address
Alternative Names
Dunkling, Leslie 1935-

Dunkling, Leslie A.

Dunkling, Leslie Alan.

Dunkling, Leslie Alan 1935-

Leslie Dunkling British writer

Leslie Dunkling écrivain britannique

ダンクリンク, L.

ダンクリング, L. A.

ダンクリング, レズリー・アラン

レスリー・ダンクリング

Languages
English (320)

Japanese (3)

Dutch (1)

French (1)

Covers
A dictionary of epithets and terms of addressThe New American dictionary of baby namesMike's lucky daySix sketchesThe battle of Newton RoadThe Guinness drinking companionScottish christian names : an A-Z of first namesDictionary of curious phrasesDictionary of surnames : [from Abbey and Mutton, Nabbs to Zouch]