Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins / Edition 4

Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins / Edition 4

by Robert Hendrickson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816069670

ISBN-13: 9780816069675

Pub. Date: 10/15/2008

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

More than 9,000 entries over 2,000 new to this revised and expanded edition provide information and anecdotes on the origin and development of a wide range of words and phrases, including slang, nicknames, historical expressions, and more. The Encyclopedia emphasizes words and phrases not fully addressed in standard dictionaries.

Overview

More than 9,000 entries over 2,000 new to this revised and expanded edition provide information and anecdotes on the origin and development of a wide range of words and phrases, including slang, nicknames, historical expressions, and more. The Encyclopedia emphasizes words and phrases not fully addressed in standard dictionaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816069675
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/15/2008
Series:
Writer's Library
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
960
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.72(h) x 1.83(d)

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