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ISBN: 0374254109 / ISBN-13: 9780374254100

Secret Life of Words


"The Secret Life of Words" is a wide-ranging account not only of the history of English language and vocabulary, but also of how words witness ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000
David F M

A fun Read for the Nerdy

by David F M on Apr 11, 2013

Hitchings presents a fun read that is intriguing and rather droll sometimes, but one that keeps the reader interested in the words of English and their etymologies, i.e., histories. The over all effect is one of amazement and humor, and well worth the time.

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