Amazing Words: An Alphabetical Anthology of Alluring, by Richard Lederer

By Richard Lederer

With attention-grabbing etymologies and letter styles of greater than four hundred daily phrases, bestselling language author Richard Lederer bargains insights into the main bedazzling, beguiling, and bewitching phrases within the English language. Readers will observe why William Shakespeare will be hiding within the outdated testomony; why "run" is the longest notice in English; how people's names develop into universal phrases; and the way the Bible, mythology, the ocean, the land, exhibit enterprise, and video games spark phrases and words in daily vocabulary. Chock-full of transfixing note histories, magical letter play, and hilarious puns, Amazing Words is a necessary ebook for wordaholics, logolepts, and verbivores.

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