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Hot for words : answers to all your burning questions about philology

Author: Marina Orlova
Publisher: New York : Collins, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Intelligence is sexy. Good morning, dear students, and welcome to my favorite class: philology, or the love of words. For me, nothing is more seductive than a good word origin story. I can't get enough. I mean, have you ever wondered what the word "cocktail" has to do with drinks? Or whether "hussy" was always an insult? Or why Benedict got his very own egg recipe? These are the types of questions that keep me  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marina Orlova
ISBN: 9780061776311 0061776319
OCLC Number: 291193606
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Marina Orlova.

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MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Brilliant philologist and sexy YouTube sensation Marina Orlova is Hot For Words-and you will be too when you join her on a titillating journey through the origins and meanings of  Read more...

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