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Altered English: Surprising Meanings of Familiar Words

Jeffrey Kacirk - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 240 pages
Over the Centuries, innumerable English words have drifted from their original purposes and acquired vastly diferent meanings -- some subtle and others not so. This process is ...
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The Word Museum: The Most Remarkable English Words Ever Forgotten

Jeffrey Kacirk - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 240 pages
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 ...
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Forgotten English

Jeffrey Kacirk - Reference - 1999 - 256 pages
Have you ever sent a message via scandaroon, needed a nimgimmer, or fallen victim to bowelhive? Never heard of these terms? That's because they are a thing of the past. These ...
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