Facts on File Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins (Facts on File Library of Language and Literature Series) / Edition 3by Robert Hendrickson
Pub. Date: 12/28/2003
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.
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