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Published: 09 September 2010

512 Pages


ISBN: 9780199547937

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Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Second Edition

Julia Cresswell

Oxford Quick Reference

  • The origins of over 3,000 words and phrases uncovered
  • Almost 20 feature panels on expressions from other languages
  • Draws on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research and language monitoring
  • An extended introduction on the history of the English language
  • Authority matched with accessibility

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