A dictionary of true etymologies

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Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 193 pages
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Provides the history of nearly twelve-hundred words, clears up misconceptions about their origins, and explains why false etymologies often develop

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User Review  - MarthaJeanne - LibraryThing

This ought to be called the dictionary of untrue etymologies, as that is where the author spends most of his time. Read full review

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