Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author: John Ayto
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
ISBN: 9781611450538
Size: 18.59 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: 49.10 MB
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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that explore the origin, evolution, and social history of over three thousand English language words.

Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author: Jordan Almond
Publisher: Citadel Press
ISBN: 9780806517131
Size: 49.43 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.

Chambers Dictionary Of Etymology

Author: Robert K. Barnhart
Publisher: Chambers Harrap Publishers L
ISBN: 9780550142306
Size: 22.29 MB
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For many years academics, wordsmiths, crossword lovers, and language enthusiasts of all stripes have turned to this celebrated volume as their reference of choice in lexical matters.

Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author: Flavell Linda
ISBN: 9780857834027
Size: 33.96 MB
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Essays scattered throughout the book deal with more general topics such as A Taste of India, Days of the Week and Precise Timing and allow the authors to expand on broader themes.

The Origins Of English Words

Author: Joseph Twadell Shipley
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801896436
Size: 14.60 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

The Etymologicon

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101611766
Size: 45.91 MB
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You’re about to find out… The Etymologicon (e-t?-‘mä-lä-ji-kän) is: *Witty (wi-te\): Full of clever humor *Erudite (er-?-dit): Showing knowledge *Ribald (ri-b?ld): Crude, offensive The Etymologicon is a completely unauthorized ...