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Wordcatcher: An Odyssey into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words

Phil Cousineau - Reference - 2010 - 336 pages
Who knew that the great country of Canada is named for a mistake? How about "bedswerver," the best Elizabethan insult to hurl at a cheating boyfriend? By exploring the ...
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Pride: A Dictionary for the Vain

Adams Media - Reference - 2011 - 160 pages
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Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English: A Compendium of ...

Robert Hartwell Fiske - Reference - 2011 - 480 pages
Robert Hartwell Fiske aims to eliminate laxity in language today by way of this witty and engaging reference. Fiske rails against "laxicographers and ding-a-linguists" who ...
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The Painted Word: A Treasure Chest of Remarkable Words and Their Origins

Phil Cousineau - Reference - 2012 - 336 pages
To untangle the knot of interlocking meanings of these painted words, logophile and mythologist Phil Cousineau begins each fascinating word entry with his own brief definition ...
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