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The Words of the Day: The Unlikely Evolution of Common English (Pedagogue Series)

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With uncanny scholarship and uniquely wry wit, this book is a must-read for anyone who has ever wondered about common word usage. Through exploring the classical roots of the English language, readers learn the origins of numerous words, many of which can be definitively tracked back to their first use. Readers also learn that many offensive words ("pornography" was an anc ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Rampant Techpress
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