A collector's compendium of rare and unusual, bold and beautiful, odd and whimsical names

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Delacorte Press, Jul 1, 1986 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 282 pages
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Contents

Anagrams and Palindromes
1
Animal Names
10
Apples
17
Aptronyms
28
Astronomies
38
Ballot Names
47
Terrible Swedes River Rats and Lady Friars
226
Trade Names
236
Unfortunate Names
245
Unruly Citizens
252
Acknowledgments
273
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About the author (1986)

Paul Dickson is the author of several bestselling books, including Baseball's Greatest Quotations, The Hidden Language of Baseball, and The Joy of Keeping Score. He lives in Garrett Park, Maryland.

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