The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language (Hardback)Mark Forsyth
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Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
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“A fun, but very informative read”
This little book was on my (mental) "to purchase" list, but somehow I lost track of it. Until a few weeks ago. It must have been a sign, hahaha.
The Etymologicon offers a very nice, entertaining, and witty... More
“Entertaining, erudite educational”
A wonderfully surprising tour of the English language. Irreverent but intelligent, well-thought out and with plenty of suprises. Perfect for dipping in and out of.
This is an brilliant book and very cleverly put together. It has had me laughing out loud many times. If you like words, their origins and how have they have changed over time, you'll love this book. It is very... More