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Word Watch: The Stories Behind the Words of Our Lives
Here is an investigative report on the acts and antics of society over the last two decades, based on Anne H. Soukhanov's popular "Word Watch" column in The Atlantic Monthly. The 365 words and phrases defined here, many appearing for the first time, are the author's informants. The words, grouped thematically in thirteen chapters, each introduced by an essay revealing ...more
Hardcover, First Edition, 429 pages
Published 1995 by Henry Holt
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