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Teddy Bears, Tupperware and Sweet Fanny Adams: How the Names Became the Words (Hardback)Andrew Sholl
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Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
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“Warning, contains errors.”
Hmmmm.... I wanted to like this book, which explains the links between common words or phrases in English and their origins as proper nouns. For the most part I did enjoy it, however there are a number of errors here... More
“Teddy Bears, Tupperware and Sweet Fanny Adams”
In this delightfully named volume, Andrew Scholl discusses the eclectic bunch of individuals throughout history who have (whether they wished to or not) donated their names to the common lexicon. From names we eat... More