Dictionary of Word Origins: The Histories of More Than 8,000 English-Language Words

Dictionary of Word Origins: The Histories of More Than 8,000 English-Language Words

by John Ayton
     
 

For reference or for fun, here are the origins of thousands of English words. A mini OED!  See more details below

Overview

For reference or for fun, here are the origins of thousands of English words. A mini OED!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611450538
Publisher:
Arcade Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
298,367
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.70(d)

Meet the Author

John Atyo is a writer and lexicographer. He is the author (with Ian Crofton) of Brewer’s Britain and Ireland. His authorial credits include The Oxford Dictionary of Slang, The Bloomsbury Dictionary of Word Origins, Twentieth Century Words, and Dictionary of Word Origins. He was a contributor to the Oxford Companion to Food. Atyo lives in London, England.

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