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Oxford dictionary of word origins

Author: Julia Cresswell
Publisher: New-York : Oxford University Press, cop. 2010.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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An accessible, lively A-Z of over 3,000 words and their origins, drawn from Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research and language monitoring. Ideal for language lovers and students alike, the Oxford  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Cresswell
ISBN: 9780199547937 0199547939
OCLC Number: 801087265
Description: 1 vol. (X-502 p.) : couv. ill. en coul. ; 20 cm.
Contents: ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; WORDBUILDING; DICTIONARY; GLOSSARY
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Responsibility: edited by Julia Cresswell.

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It is an ideal stocking filler...a delightful cornucopia of derivations. * Crawford Gillian, East Anglian Daily Times * I enjoyed picking up this chattily written dictionary. * Dot Wordsworth, Read more...

 
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