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Dog lovers listen up! We're giving away two copies of the fun colorfully illustrated hardcover book, "You're My Dawg, Dog: A Lexicon of Dog Terms for People," using the Rafflecopter below. It's great for anyone curious about all the quotes, proverbs and dog terms used everywhere today. Starting with one of my favorites, doggie bag...

Doggie-Bag-New-Hi-Rez-adjDoggie bag (n) A container for leftover restaurant food, requested by the patron on the understood pretext that it is for the dog. “I’d like a doggie bag for the asparagus, the eggplant, and the chocolate mouse—Bowser’s favorites.”

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You’re My Dawg, Dog: a Lexicon of Dog Terms for People, written by award-winning author Donald Friedman and illustrated by New York Times Op-Ed creator and designer, J.C. Suarès, is the clever and charmingly illustrated 94-page book that every one of the 78 million pet dogs in this country will want to get for his person! On a single page, you will find quotes from Shakespeare and Rihanna, Pre-Socratic philosophers, Black Sabbath and the NASDAQ.

We are giving away two copies of this hardback book. Enjoy this excerpt from the book:


Dog-paddle (n) A swimming stroke in which the swimmer lies on her stomach, head out of the water, and moves her hands forward and back while her legs jerk up and down—going through the water as a dog would. 2. (v) To swim using the dog-paddle. “While Sally lay indolently on the float, Herb brought her cold drinks and snacks, dogpaddling out to her, pushing the plastic foam tray with his nose.”

There’s life in the old dog yet An expression of surprise when younger folk discover that people much older than them can do what they can—and sometimes more.

From You’re My Dawg, Dog: A Lexicon of Dog Terms for People by Donald Friedman & J.C. Suarès. Welcome Books. © 2013 Donald Friedman. Illustrations © 2013 J.C. Suarès. 

Got a “dog” term you didn’t see in the book? Send it in to Welcome Books and you could win a You’re My Dawg, Dog poster. Go to the READERS’ SUGGESTED DOG TERMS tab on welcomebooks.com/dawg for details.


How to Enter

There are several ways to enter in the Rafflecopter below; you can enter with as many or as few entry methods as you like. This giveaway is open to US mailing addresses. Using Random.org two lucky winners will be chosen to get a copy of the book. The giveaway ends at 12:01am ET on March 11, 2013. Good luck!


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