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The painted word : a treasure chest of remarkable words and their origins

Author: Phil Cousineau; Gregg Chadwick
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Viva Editions, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Illuminates the history and mystery of weird and wonderful word stories. This title includes the words ranges from the commonplace, such as biscuit, a twice-baked cake for Roman soldiers, to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Cousineau; Gregg Chadwick
ISBN: 9781936740178 1936740176 9781936740253 1936740257
OCLC Number: 777602014
Description: xxiii, 404 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: by Phil Cousineau ; Artwork by Gregg Chadwick.

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"Wordsmiths start young, scribbling in the margin of school notebooks scintillating, ruminate, Antofagasta. And later, define favorite words, gathering a personal, perhaps private collection: Read more...

 
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