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Thereby Hangs a Tale: Hundreds of Stories of Curious Word Origins
Thereby Hangs a Tale Hundreds of Stories of Curious Word Origins
Author: Charles Earle Funk
Warner Paperback (c) 1950 — Publication November 1972 — What events in history created words like horde, interloper, magenta? — Which sports originated words like handicap, jeopardy, hazard, debut? — Who were the gods, myths and legends that inspired words like Easter, January, gorgon, narcotic, hector? — Can you name the customs that developed words...  more »
ISBN: 25982
Pages: 327
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