Word Circus (Lighter Side of Language)

Word Circus (Lighter Side of Language)

Hardcover

$14.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780877793540
Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Publication date: 09/15/1998
Series: Lighter Side of Language
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.29(w) x 7.28(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

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Word Circus (Lighter Side of Language) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
rykey on LibraryThing 10 months ago
If you enjoy wordplay, this is one circus you won't want to miss! This aptly titled book is an amazing collection of fun with words, laid out with a circus theme (every section is treated as a different circus act). I can't believe one person came up with all these word tricks!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am a student at Monmouth College enrolled in CLAS224/ Word Elements were are studing about origins of words and words themselves. This book has been a priceless tool, for any inspiring young teacher. This book The Word Circus by Richard Lederer dives into English in a fun and enjoyable way. The illustration are wonderful and the text is well written and though of. Word Circus¿s illustrations done by Dave Morice are shown in a humorous manner about Lederer strange and interesting definitions and examples using carne folk as his inspiration. Only Richard Lederer could make English a fun and enjoyable experience. Overall I enjoy the book. I give it four out five stars.