The Horologicon

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101605766
Size: 60.65 MB
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The Horologicon (or book of hours) contains the most extraordinary words in the English language, arranged according to what hour of the day you might need them.

The Etymologicon

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101611766
Size: 62.95 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 ...

The Elements Of Eloquence

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848316224
Size: 33.74 MB
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In an age unhealthily obsessed with substance, this is a book on the importance of pure style, from the bestselling author of The Etymologicon and The Horologicon.

A Christmas Cornucopia

Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 024197755X
Size: 30.93 MB
Format: PDF
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Luckily, like a gift from Santa himself, Mark Forsyth is here to unwrap this fundamentally funny gallimaufry of traditions and oddities, making it all finally make sense - in his wonderfully entertaining wordy way.

Dog And Bear Tricks And Treats

Author: Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
ISBN: 1466877081
Size: 50.94 MB
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Join them as they search for the perfect costume, hand out candy to trick-or-treaters (or not!), and then go trick-or-treating themselves in this latest installment by award-winning author Laura Vaccaro Seeger.


Author: Liesl Schillinger
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476713502
Size: 57.42 MB
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Why birds, you may ask? Hadn’t you heard? The bird is the word. Now stop deliberotting and open this book!

The Oxford Guide To Etymology

Author: Philip Durkin
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191618780
Size: 31.71 MB
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His focus is on English but he draws many examples from languages such as French, German, and Latin which cast light on the pre-histories of English words. The Oxford Guide to Etymology is reliable, readable, instructive, and enjoyable.

Word Origins And How We Know Them

Author: Anatoly Liberman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199889015
Size: 14.16 MB
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"--Anatoly Liberman Word Origins is the only guide to the science and process of etymology for the layperson.

Tyrannosaurus Lex

Author: Rod L. Evans Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101588632
Size: 55.33 MB
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Tyrannosaurus Lex is your guide to the intriguing world of logology—the pursuit of word puzzles or puzzling words—featuring: •A wealth of witty anagrams, palindromes, and puns •Clever paraprosdokians: sentences with surprising ...