Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2010

512 Pages

5 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199547937

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Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Second Edition

Edited by Julia Cresswell

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Uncovers the origins of over 3,000 words and phrases
  • Feature panels explain expressions from other languages
  • Draws on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research and language monitoring
  • Includes an extended introduction on the history of the English language