Brian Canavan's Reviews > The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language

The Etymologicon by Mark Forsyth
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Jun 01, 2012

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bookshelves: general, historical
Read in May, 2012

A great wee read for anyone with a passing interest in etymology and the source of words and phrases we use today. This could be an awfully dry subject but Mark brings it to life with humour and self deprecation.

I didn't sdtand a chance on the quizzes at the end though!


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