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The Roots of English: A Reader's Handbook of Word Origins
The Roots of English A Reader's Handbook of Word Origins
Author: Robert Claiborne
Our marvelous native tongue. Claiborne has turned detective to track down the origins of hundreds of metaphors and the results are fascinating. Saying what you mean. Pithy opinions on what constitutes good English...sprightly reading for language lovers.
ISBN: 14191
Pages: 335
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Publisher: Times, Random House
Book Type: Hardcover
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