- Paperback: 592 pages
- Publisher: Arcade Publishing; Reprint edition (23 November 1993)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1559702141
- ISBN-13: 978-1559702140
- Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 3.8 x 23.5 cm
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Dictionary of Word Origins: Histories of More Than 8,000 English-Language Words Paperback – Import, 23 Nov 1993
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If you like to know about words beyond their definitions, this is an excellent resource. If you teach school and want to captivate your students, you most certainly need this book and several others like it in your classroom collection. You can marvel at students who grab word origins books when there is independence time in class!