Dummy

  • Filename: dummy.
  • ISBN: 9781472243751
  • Release Date: 2017-04-20
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Matt Coyne
  • Publisher: Hachette UK



'The night before Charlie was born I had this dream. I dreamt that I was a soldier, riding into battle ... completely naked, and on the back of a large, inflatable duck.' Matt Coyne has become a hero for thousands of parents everywhere who are devoted followers of his popular blog, Man vs Baby. This is his book, and it is not your average parenting guide. It's packed with completely impractical advice for the bewildered new mum or dad - stuff you won't find anywhere else: from 'Profanity Bingo' for labour to a categorisation of various nappy disasters. But, more than that, it is the story of how becoming a parent is a kind of beautiful insanity - a thing that changes you. Above all, Dummy will keep you laughing through the exhaustion, the mystery and the madness of bringing up your own children. This is the parenting book for real people.

Regression with Dummy Variables

  • Filename: regression-with-dummy-variables.
  • ISBN: 0803951280
  • Release Date: 1993-02-25
  • Number of pages: 90
  • Author: Melissa A. Hardy
  • Publisher: SAGE



It is often necessary for social scientists to study differences in groups, such as gender or race differences in attitudes, buying behavior, or socioeconomic characteristics. When the researcher seeks to estimate group differences through the use of independent variables that are qualitative, dummy variables allow the researcher to represent information about group membership in quantitative terms without imposing unrealistic measurement assumptions on the categorical variables. Beginning with the simplest model, Hardy probes the use of dummy variable regression in increasingly complex specifications, exploring issues such as: interaction, heteroscedasticity, multiple comparisons and significance testing, the use of effects or contrast coding, testing for curvilinearity, and estimating a piecewise linear regression.

Dummy

  • Filename: dummy.
  • ISBN:
  • Release Date: 1974
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Ernest Tidyman
  • Publisher:



Making Candles and Soaps For Dummies

  • Filename: making-candles-and-soaps-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 1118054342
  • Release Date: 2010-03-11
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Kelly Ewing
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Make floating candles, herbal soaps, and even a home spa Discover the secrets of color, shape, and scent the fun and easy way? Whether you're a beginner or seasoned craftperson, this fun book offers everything you need to make beautiful, professional-looking candles and soaps at home. You get practical tips on dyeing and scenting wax, using unusual molds, adding embellishments to candles, working with soap ingredients, and even turning your hobby into a business! Discover How To: Stock a safe & efficient work area Work with all types of wax Add color and scent to your projects Make melt-and-pour soaps Turn a hobby into a business

Dummy

  • Filename: dummy.
  • ISBN: 1844281965
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 26
  • Author: Leslie Patricelli
  • Publisher:



One of two appealing new storybooks for the very young about a toddler's favourite companions. Following her series of concept board books about opposites, Leslie Patricelli is back with these colourful, simple narratives, each dealing with a subject very dear to a toddler's heart: blanket and dummy. With an art style that is at once simple and sophisticated, these books are toddler-friendly and very funny. Superbly illustrated board books in Leslie Patricelli's bright art style.

Ventriloquism for the total dummy

  • Filename: ventriloquism-for-the-total-dummy.
  • ISBN: 039475638X
  • Release Date: 1987-10-12
  • Number of pages: 90
  • Author: Dan Ritchard
  • Publisher: Random House Inc



This step-by-step guide to the techniques involved in ventriloquism includes tips on pronunciation with little or no lip movement, choosing a voice, constructing a dummy, and performing for an audience

The Dummy

  • Filename: the-dummy.
  • ISBN: 9780759610330
  • Release Date: 2001-04-01
  • Number of pages: 429
  • Author: Bud Mallory
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse



Anya is a physician in a small town in Indiana. She is now widowed as a result of a drunk driving accident three years ago. She is running her medical practice and taking care of her four children with the help of friends and family. Anya decides to go to Hollywood California to learn how to inject botox. As she is walking in the hotel lobby one day on her way to class, Anya makes eye contact with a gorgeous man (Gavin). Little does she know how her life will change with this chance meeting. Gavin is a famous movie star and the world's most eligible bachelor. While walking through the lobby where he is doing business at the Reagent Beverly Wilshire, he catches the eye of the most beautiful woman he has ever seen (Anya). He decides that he wants to get to know her and pursue her. He finds out quickly that she is very different from his other pursuits. For one thing she comes with four children and for another she doesn't believe in premarital sex. Gavin, who is a 48 year old bachelor, decides to pursue a relationship making them Hollywood's Hottest Couple.

Night of the Living Dummy Classic Goosebumps 1

  • Filename: night-of-the-living-dummy-classic-goosebumps-1.
  • ISBN: 9780545405737
  • Release Date: 2011-08-01
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: R.L. Stine
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.



Discover the original bone-chilling adventures that made Goosebumps one of the bestselling children's book series of all time! Something scary is happening in GOOSEBUMPS HORRORLAND, the all-new, all-terrifying series by R. L. Stine. Just how scary? You'll never know unless you crack open this classic prequel! Discover the fan-favorite thriller and chiller that first introduced the world to the wooden face of fear. The puppet who pulls all the strings. None other than Slappy the Dummy! Now with all-new bonus material revealing Slappy's secrets and more.

Dummy Days

  • Filename: dummy-days.
  • ISBN: PSU:000049771442
  • Release Date: 2003-07
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Author: Kelly Asbury
  • Publisher: Angel City Pr



Examines the best of the Golden Age of ventriloquism, by profiling five performers who turned a vaudevillian gimmick into an American art form, including Edgar Bergen, Paul Winchell, Jimmy Nelson and Shari Lewis.

From D for Dummy to M for Millionaire

  • Filename: from-d-for-dummy-to-m-for-millionaire.
  • ISBN: 9786162450198
  • Release Date: 2017-03-09
  • Number of pages: 83
  • Author: Myles Glew
  • Publisher: Booksmango



'From D for Dummy to M for Millionaire' is a how-to-succeed book with a difference. Self-made businessman and author Myles Glew doesn't offer the usual glib advice about doing well at school and then getting as much tertiary education as possible.As he says, for some young people, this is a totally unrealistic goal and not being able to achieve it they feel like losers."They're resentful of a world that labels them as losers so they often go looking for similar people to be part of a gang that can tell that world to get stuffed, preferring to have some status within their group."While learning to read is very important, Myles Glew says, success at school is no guarantee of success in life, and even those with the worst marks at school can be, as he has shown, highly successful as adults.

Dummy

  • Filename: dummy.
  • ISBN: 0985746602
  • Release Date: 2012-11-01
  • Number of pages: 290
  • Author: David Patten
  • Publisher: Josselyn Center



From his birth in 1954, David Patten was unbearably sensitive to the world around him. Unable to concentrate or learn the basics of reading and writing, he was punished and pathologized, labeled lazy, stupid, and a troublemaker. David was finally diagnosed with dyslexia, among other elements in the autism spectrum. But at a time when these disorders were little understood, David was unable to get the help he needed, and he gradually fell into the dark underbelly of American life. David’s struggle to survive and find a life worth living included time in a mental institution for attempted suicide at fourteen, and life as a drug dealer in Chicago’s criminal underworld. Eventually, David’s exceptional abilities in abstract and analytical thinking led him into the technology field, and a lucrative six-figure career as a crisis manager and trouble shooter. His story of gradually transforming disabilities into skills, hopelessness into freedom is a testament to the power of the human spirit.

Gaps and Dummies

  • Filename: gaps-and-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9789053568590
  • Release Date: 2006-08
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Hans Bennis
  • Publisher: Amsterdam University Press



Investigation of the syntactic properties of empty categories and dummy pronouns within the framework of Government- Binding theory.

This Dummy Pulls His Own Strings

  • Filename: this-dummy-pulls-his-own-strings.
  • ISBN: 9781489709875
  • Release Date: 2016-11-18
  • Number of pages: 560
  • Author: Dwight E. Knuth
  • Publisher: LifeRich Publishing



As the title suggests, Dwight is a bit of a non-conformist or as his wife called him, "A Rebel Without A Clue". He never got in any serious trouble but he liked to skate around the edge of it and occasionally his skates slipped and he fell into it. Dwight Knuth has always marched to his own drum while following a path through life lined with accomplishments, failures, joys, sorrows, and struggles. In sharing his fascinating true story that also reveals the history of his ancestors, Dwight hopes to encourage others to embrace their uniqueness and pursue happiness. Dwight begins with his misspent youth where he proclaims he was a rebel without a clue. While providing a glimpse of what it was like to live on the North Dakota prairie during the fifties, Dwight details youthful adventures that include hitchhiking across the United States at age sixteen, being jailed twice during the trip, and then riding on a freight train to return home. As his journey led him to become a Golden Glove boxer, serve in the military during the Berlin Crisis, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and Vietnam War, Dwight discloses how he faced and overcame many challenges that would later include his wife’s battle with terminal breast cancer. Through it all, Dwight teaches through example that perseverance and faith are keys to surviving and even thriving amid life’s greatest difficulties. This Dummy Pulls His Own Strings shares one man’s experiences as he learned to navigate through life and embrace every good, bad, and ugly moment in his own distinctive way.

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