The Private Lives of English Words: A Wynwood Lexiconby Louis G. Heller, Alexander Humez, Malcah Dror
A narrative treatment of how selected words have changed their meanings during their lives. Two appendixes list the kinds of changes and the words that underwent them as well as the words discussed and the kinds of changes they underwent. A detailed index offers quick access to all words, roots, sources, and meanings appearing in the text.
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