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The Etymologicon
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Mark Forsyth
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-02 - Publisher: Penguin

This perfect gift for readers, writers, and literature majors alike unearths the quirks of the English language. For example, do you know why a mortgage is literally a “death pledge”? Why guns have girls’ names? Why “salt” is related to “soldier”? Discover the answers to all of these etymological questions
Etymologicon Magnum, Or Universal Etymological Dictionary, on a New Plan
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Walter Whiter
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1800 - Publisher:

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Etymologicon Universale, Or Universal Etymological Dictionary on a New Plan
Language: en
Pages: 2
Authors: Walter Whiter
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1811 - Publisher:

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Etymologicon Universale; or Universal Etymological Dictionary on a new plan, etc
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Walter WHITER
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1822 - Publisher:

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Mark Forysth's Gemel Edition
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Mark Forsyth
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-01 - Publisher: Icon Books Ltd

The Etymologicon springs from Mark Forsyth’s Inky Fool blog about the strange connections between words. The Horologicon – which means ‘a book of things appropriate to each hour’ - follows a day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words.