A history of English in its own words
In this fascinating book Craig Carver explains the etymologies of more than 750 words in order of their entrance into the English language. The author explodes many myths about out language and uses the latest scholarship in this highly readable compendium. Line drawings.
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This is an entertaining as well as informative account of some 750 of the more interesting (and in some cases controversial) etymologies of English words, arranged by chronological groups from Anglo ... Read full review