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The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins
by Robert Hendrickson


Overview - The Facts On File Writer's Library includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other indispensable resources for writers, students, and serious readers. From the origins of words and phrases to the meanings of literary terms, the collection provides comprehensive information in a clear, accessible style that is sure to satisfy researchers and browsers alike.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Facts On File Writer's Library includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other indispensable resources for writers, students, and serious readers. From the origins of words and phrases to the meanings of literary terms, the collection provides comprehensive information in a clear, accessible style that is sure to satisfy researchers and browsers alike. These books will be reached for again and again.

This entertaining compendium traces the origins and development of more than 9,000 words and phrases, including slang, proverbs, animal and plant names, place names, nicknames, historical expressions, foreign-language expressions, and phrases from literature.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780816069668
  • ISBN-10: 0816069662
  • Publisher: Facts on File
  • Publish Date: September 2008
  • Page Count: 948
  • Dimensions: 11 x 8.7 x 2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.2 pounds

Series: Writers Reference

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Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics - Etymology
Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics - General
Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Reference

 
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