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Folk-Etymology
     

Folk-Etymology

by A. Smythe Palmer
 
This 1882 work remains unmatched and irreplaceable as an alphabetically arranged dictionary of corrupted or perverted words. The work contains thousands of entries and covers not only English but foreign words and proper names as well as certain special corruptions. A storehouse of curious, as well as useful, information that should be on the shelf beside Skeat's

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This 1882 work remains unmatched and irreplaceable as an alphabetically arranged dictionary of corrupted or perverted words. The work contains thousands of entries and covers not only English but foreign words and proper names as well as certain special corruptions. A storehouse of curious, as well as useful, information that should be on the shelf beside Skeat's Etymological Dictionary.

This title is cited and recommended by Books for College Libraries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410221544
Publisher:
University Press of the Pacific
Publication date:
03/18/2005
Pages:
696
Product dimensions:
1.53(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

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