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Words of a Feather : An Etymological Exploration of Astonishing Word Pairs (Hardcover) (Graeme Donald)

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In this quirky and humorous volume, Graeme Donald explores the fascinating links and curious connections between words. While at first these word pairs may appear to have very little in common, owing to years of linguistic shift, their origins can be traced back to the same root. In exploring these etymological twins, Words of a Featherreveals the oddities of the English language and the fascinating stories that have made our vocabulary so rich. The perfect gift for language lovers and history buffs alike, this beautiful book contains over 200 word pairs with a common ancestry.
Number of Pages: 231.0
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Humor
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Graeme Donald
Language: English
Street Date: April 1, 2016
TCIN: 51080932
UPC: 9781784188146
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-2448

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