Carnal Knowledge

A Navel Gazer's Dictionary of Anatomy, Etymology, and Trivia
Product Number: EB00591331
Released: Feb 03, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781466890435
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Description

From head to toe to breast to behind, Charles Hodgson's Carnal Knowledge is a delightfully intoxicating tour of the words we use to describe our bodies. Did you know: -eye is one of the oldest written words in the English language? -callipygian means "having beautiful buttocks"? -gam, a slang word for "leg," comes from the French word jambe? A treat for anyone who gets a kick out of words, Carnal Knowledge is also the perfect gift for anyone interested in the human body and the many (many, many) ways it's been described.

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Author(s): Charles Hodgson
Original Publish Date: Feb 03, 2015

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