The Word Museum

The Most Remarkable English Words Ever Forgotten
Author(s): Jeffrey Kacirk
Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Feb 28, 2001
Product Number: EB00562965
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780743214940
Publisher: Touchstone
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ENTER A GALLERY OF WIT AND WHIMSY As the largest and most dynamic collection of words ever assembled, the English language continues to expand. But as hundreds of new words are added annually, older ones are sacrificed. Now from the author of Forgotten English comes a collection of fascinating archaic words and phrases, providing an enticing glimpse into the past. With beguiling period illustrations, The Word Museum offers up the marvelous oddities and peculiar enchantments of old and unusual words.

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