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More word histories and mysteries : from aardvark to zombie

Author: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arranged in alphabetical order, a companion volume to Word Histories and Mysteries offers an informative look at the rich diversity of the English language as it traces the origins and histories of additional everyday words.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Houghton Mifflin Company.
ISBN: 0618716815 9780618716814
OCLC Number: 70199867
Notes: Sequel to: Word histories and mysteries : from abracadabra to Zeus.
Includes index.
Description: xvi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: American Heritage dictionary.
Word histories and mysteries.
Responsibility: from the editors of the American Heritage dictionaries.
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Arranged in alphabetical order, a companion volume to Word Histories and Mysteries offers an informative look at the rich diversity of the English language as it traces the origins and histories of additional everyday words.

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