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Published: 30 April 2009

336 Pages | 1 Halftone

140 x 217mm

ISBN: 9780195387070

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Word Origins...And How We Know Them

Etymology for Everyone

Anatoly Liberman

  • The only guide to the science, process and history of etymology written for the layperson
  • Fascinating word histories that demonstrate how word origins are traced, whether correctly or erroneously
  • Liberman's whimsical, charming writing style makes each word history as entertaining as it is enlightening

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