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

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Wordcatcher: An Odyssey Into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words - Cousineau, Phil

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 delightful back stories of the 250 words in "Wordcatcher," readers are lured by language and entangled in etymologies. Author Phil Cousineau takes us on a tour into the obscure ...

Wordcatcher: An Odyssey Into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words 2010, Viva Editions, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9781573444002

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