How did pants called "jeans" get their name? Or big sandwiches come to be called "heroes"? Dig deep into the history of language. Find out where everyday words come from--including the term "couch potato."

Where Words Come from 2003, Children's Press(CT)

ISBN-13: 9780531166574

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Where Words Come from 2002, Franklin Watts, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780531119020

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