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An Avalanche of Anoraks
     

An Avalanche of Anoraks

by Robert J. White
 
A learned and lively collection of more than 1,000 surprising and intriguing words that English has borrowed from other languages, along with their often tantalizing histories and etymologies. The word book for people who speak foreign languages every day, whether they know it or not.

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A learned and lively collection of more than 1,000 surprising and intriguing words that English has borrowed from other languages, along with their often tantalizing histories and etymologies. The word book for people who speak foreign languages every day, whether they know it or not.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517881316
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/11/1994
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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