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Facts on File Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins (Facts on File Library of Language and Literature Series) / Edition 3
     

Facts on File Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins (Facts on File Library of Language and Literature Series) / Edition 3

by Robert Hendrickson
 

ISBN-10: 0816048134

ISBN-13: 9780816048137

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.

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:
9780816048137
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Series:
Writers Reference
Pages:
822
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.14(h) x 1.80(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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