Marvelous Monikers: People Behind More Than 400 Words and Expressions

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The amazing author of Fabulous Fallacies and Curious Customs strikes again. This time he reveals hundreds of facts about people whose names have become part of our language. From George Ferris to Charles Boycott, Rudolf Diesel to William Russell Frisbe, these immortals through accomplishment or just plain luch have lend their names to our modern lexicon.

Marvelous Monikers: People Behind More Than 400 Words and Expressions 1991, Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN-13: 9780517582725

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