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

The Etymologicon by Mark Forsyth
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it was amazing
bookshelves: history, non-fiction, audio-book
Read 2 times. Last read February 23, 2016 to February 27, 2016.

I normally don't pick up audio books...I have a difficult time with understanding and remembering. However my husband had this on Audible and since I love learning "where did that word come from" and "why do they call it that?", I gave it a try. Running the exact amount of time it took for us to travel to our destination and back was a big bonus.

I think I need to get the actual book for future reference.
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Reading Progress

Started Reading (Audiobook Edition)
January 1, 2016 – Finished Reading (Audiobook Edition)
February 23, 2016 – Started Reading
February 27, 2016 – Shelved (Audiobook Edition)
February 27, 2016 – Shelved
February 27, 2016 – Shelved as: history
February 27, 2016 – Shelved as: non-fiction
February 27, 2016 – Shelved as: audio-book
February 27, 2016 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Linda (new)

Linda Landig Sounds fascinating. Its something my husband would be interested in, as well. Thanks for the recommendation.


Lori Anderson Rick said it's similar to Bill Bryson's "The Mother Tongue", and I like Bill Bryson, who reads his own books on audio.


message 3: by Ruthie (new) - added it

Ruthie Ooo this looks fascinating!


message 4: by Sandra (new) - added it

Sandra I love books like that, thanks for the recommendation. ♥


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