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Subject search for "english language etymology."
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Where words come from

by Umstatter, Jack.

Format: Print Book 2002
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology Dictionaries, Juvenile ...

Abracadabra to zombie : more than 300 wacky word origins

by Wulffson, Don L.

Format: Print Book 2003
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology Dictionaries, Juvenile ...

In a word : 750 words and their fascinating stories and origins

by Baker, Rosalie F.

Format: Print Book 2003
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology Juvenile literature ...

What's behind the word?

by Longman, Harold S.

Format: Print Book 1968
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Devious derivations : popular misconceptions, and more than 1,000 true origins of common words and phrases

by Rawson, Hugh.

Format: Print Book 1994
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology Folklore Dictionaries ...

Mushy! : the complete book of Valentine words

by Graham-Barber, Lynda.

Format: Print Book 1991
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology ...

Talk about English : how words travel and change

by Klausner, Janet.

Format: Print Book 1990
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Literally : amazing words and where they come from

by Skipworth, Patrick,

Format: Print Book 2020
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology Juvenile literature ...

A chartreuse leotard in a magenta limousine : and other words named after people and places

by Graham-Barber, Lynda.

Format: Print Book 1994
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology Juvenile literature ...

The Oxford dictionary of English etymology

by Onions, C. T. 1873-1965.

Format: Print Book 1966
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology Dictionaries ...

The word detective

by Morris, Evan.

Format: Print Book 2000
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology ...

The Oxford dictionary of word histories

Format: Print Book 2002
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology Dictionaries ...

Words from history

by Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992.

Format: Print Book 1968
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology ...

Thereby hangs a tale ; stories of curious word origins.

by Funk, Charles Earle, 1881-1957.

Format: Print Book 1950
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Loaded words

by Garber, Marjorie B.

Format: Print Book 2012
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The families of words.

by Pei, Mario, 1901-1978.

Format: Print Book 1962
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Et cetera, et cetera : notes of a word-watcher

by Thomas, Lewis, 1913-1993.

Format: Print Book 1990
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Subjects: ... English language Etymology ...