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The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language (Paperback)
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The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 06/09/2012
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What is the actual connection between disgruntled and gruntled? What links church organs to organised crime, California to the Caliphate, or brackets to codpieces? The Etymologicon springs from Mark Forsyth's Inky Fool blog on the strange connections between words. It's an occasionally ribald, frequently witty and unerringly erudite guided tour of the secret labyrinth that lurks beneath the English language, taking in monks and monkeys, film buffs and buffaloes, and explaining precisely what the Rolling Stones have to do with gardening.

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781848314535

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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.

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2nd October 2013
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