What's In a Word?: Fascinating Stories of More Than 350 Everyday Words and Phrases

What's In a Word?: Fascinating Stories of More Than 350 Everyday Words and Phrases

by Webb Garrison
     
 

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What’s in a Word? answers the question it poses, more than three hundred times over. You’ll learn which side of the bed is the wrong side, and why the word “nickname” is simply the product of slurred speech.  Webb Garrison’s etymological journey through the origins of words and phrases, both common and obscure, is sure to fascinate… See more details below

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What’s in a Word? answers the question it poses, more than three hundred times over. You’ll learn which side of the bed is the wrong side, and why the word “nickname” is simply the product of slurred speech.  Webb Garrison’s etymological journey through the origins of words and phrases, both common and obscure, is sure to fascinate wordsmiths of every stripe.

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ISBN-13:
9781418530587
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
03/15/2010
Sold by:
THOMAS NELSON
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
1 MB

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