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Dictionary of word origins / John Ayto.

by Ayto, John.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Arcade Pub., c2011Description: 582 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781611450538 (alk. paper); 1611450535 (alk. paper).Subject(s): English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries | English language -- Etymology -- DictionariesDDC classification: 422.03 Summary: Provides the history behind many common English words and discusses the surprising connections between everyday words.
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REF PE1580 .A97 2011 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 000008367

Previously pub.: 1991.

Provides the history behind many common English words and discusses the surprising connections between everyday words.

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