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The origins of English words : a discursive dictionary of Indo-European roots

Author: Joseph T Shipley
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, [2001?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anecdotal, eclectic, and always enthusiastic, The Origins of English Words is a diverting expedition beyond linguistics into literature, history, folklore, anthropology, philosophy, and science.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph T Shipley
ISBN: 0801867843 9780801867842
OCLC Number: 1054955120
Notes: Reprint. Originally published in 1984.
Description: xxxii, 636 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Joseph Twadell Shipley.

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Hats off to Joseph Shipley. -- William Safire New York Times A dictionary as invaluable to the philologist as it is a wellspring of delight for any inquisitive person. Perihelion A word-loving Read more...

 
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