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The Etymologicon by Mark Forsyth
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really liked it
bookshelves: audiobook, comedy, non-fiction

This was amazing.

Granted, I'm a word nerd, but this was really paced and organized in the most charming way, while still teaching me so much about common phrases and sayings. Forsyth is really clever and witty, and erudite on top of it all.

It's a rare book that will make me chuckle and also teach me valuable and new words! Such a fan of this one.
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Reading Progress

August 18, 2017 – Shelved
August 18, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
August 26, 2017 – Started Reading
August 29, 2017 – Shelved as: audiobook
August 29, 2017 – Shelved as: comedy
August 29, 2017 – Shelved as: non-fiction
August 29, 2017 – Finished Reading

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Shawn Mooney (Shawn The Book Maniac) That does it - I'm moving this one closer to the top of my pile!


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