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The Reverend Guppy's Aquarium: From Joseph Frisbie to Roy Jacuzzi, How Everyday Items were Named for Extraordinary People
     

The Reverend Guppy's Aquarium: From Joseph Frisbie to Roy Jacuzzi, How Everyday Items were Named for Extraordinary People

by Philip Dodd
 
A dip into The Reverend Guppy's Aquarium will answer these and many other questions you forgot to ask about the heroic individuals who made our language what it is.

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A dip into The Reverend Guppy's Aquarium will answer these and many other questions you forgot to ask about the heroic individuals who made our language what it is.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592403479
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/27/2007
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.78(w) x 8.54(h) x 1.05(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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Meet the Author

Philip Dodd developed a love of words and language as the son of dedicated crossword solvers, while studying French and Spanish at Jesus College, Oxford, and in a career as a book publisher and editor. His books include The Book Of Cities (Pavilion, with Ben Donald), a tour d'horizon of the world's most intriguing metropolises, and Musical Instruments (HarperCollins), one of the Collins Gem series. He has also worked with the Rolling Stones, interviewing them for their 2003 autobiography According To The Rolling Stones, and with Nick Mason on his memoir Inside Out: A Personal History Of Pink Floyd, and he is the editor of Genesis: Chapter & Verse.

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