Willard R. Espy


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in The United States
December 11, 1910

Died
February 20, 1999

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Willard Richardson Espy was a U.S. editor, philologist, writer, and poet.

Average rating: 3.93 · 218 ratings · 35 reviews · 22 distinct worksSimilar authors
Almanac of Words at Play

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The Best of an Almanac of W...

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4.04 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1999
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Oysterville

3.62 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1977 — 3 editions
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A Children's Almanac of Wor...

4.37 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1982 — 4 editions
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Game of Words

3.69 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1971 — 8 editions
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The Garden Of Eloquence: A ...

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Words at Play: Palindromes,...

4.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1972
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O Thou Improper, Thou Uncom...

3.94 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1978 — 3 editions
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Have a Word on Me: A Celebr...

3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1981 — 2 editions
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Another almanac of words at...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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“When you write, you can hide behind your words. When you talk, you are up front, like the clown in the midway booth; and passersby can bean you with a ball.”
Willard R. Espy, Say it My Way: Ho