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The Word Museum : The Most Remarkable English Words Ever Forgotten
by Jeffrey Kacirk


Overview - ENTER A GALLERY OF WIT AND WHIMSY As the largest and most dynamic collection of words ever assembled, the English language continues to expand. But as hundreds of new words are added annually, older ones are sacrificed. Now from the author of Forgotten English comes a collection of fascinating archaic words and phrases, providing an enticing glimpse into the past.  Read more...

 
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Overview
ENTER A GALLERY OF WIT AND WHIMSY As the largest and most dynamic collection of words ever assembled, the English language continues to expand. But as hundreds of new words are added annually, older ones are sacrificed. Now from the author of Forgotten English comes a collection of fascinating archaic words and phrases, providing an enticing glimpse into the past. With beguiling period illustrations, The Word Museum offers up the marvelous oddities and peculiar enchantments of old and unusual words.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780684857619
  • ISBN-10: 0684857618
  • Publisher: Touchstone Books
  • Publish Date: September 2000
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.4 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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