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What's behind the word?

Author: Harold S Longman; Susan Perl
Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann [1968]
Series: Our living language series
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The present-day definitions of thirty-nine common words, such as sandwich, guy, pretzel, and ketchup, are followed by the stories of their unusual origins.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold S Longman; Susan Perl
OCLC Number: 1337
Description: 128 pages color illustrations 22 cm.
Series Title: Our living language series
Responsibility: Illustrated by Susan Perl.

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The present-day definitions of thirty-nine common words, such as sandwich, guy, pretzel, and ketchup, are followed by the stories of their unusual origins.

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