Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author: John Ayto
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
ISBN: 9781611450538
Size: 22.62 MB
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Provides the history behind many common English words and discusses the surprising connections between everyday words.

Oxford Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author: Julia Cresswell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199547939
Size: 67.31 MB
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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that explore the origin, evolution, and social history of over three thousand English language words.

Word Origins

Author: John Ayto
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408101602
Size: 12.52 MB
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Laid out in an A-Z format with detailed cross references, and written in a style that is both authoritative and accessible, Word Origins is a valuable historical guide to the English language.

Where Words Come From

Author: Fred Sedgwick
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1847062741
Size: 64.62 MB
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An invaluable guide to the fascinating origins of everyday words crafted into pithy annecdotes and facts.

Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author: Jordan Almond
Publisher: Citadel Press
ISBN: 9780806517131
Size: 57.69 MB
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This dictionary gives the intriguing origins of hundreds of everyday words and expressions. Useful for reference and fun just for browsing, Dictionary of Word Origins is also a great way to expand vocabulary and enjoy doing it.

The Origins Of English Words

Author: Joseph Twadell Shipley
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801896436
Size: 28.12 MB
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Anecdotal, eclectic, and always enthusiastic, The Origins of English Words is a diverting expedition beyond linguistics into literature, history, folklore, anthropology, philosophy, and science.

Oxford School Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author: John Ayto
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780192733740
Size: 68.39 MB
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This new edition of the Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins, now available in paperback, is an engaging, funny, and absorbing history of thousands of words and phrases used in everyday language.

Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author: Linda Flavell
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781856261654
Size: 31.89 MB
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Aimed at both word-puzzle enthusiasts and language students, this is a companion to Dictionary of Idioms and Dictionary of Proverbs.

Webster S New Explorer Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781892859662
Size: 52.44 MB
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Provides the origins and history behind thousands of everyday English words. Includes detailed explanations of the context in which each word was originally used.