This new paperback edition of the Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins gives an engaging insight into the origins of the everyday language we use
Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins by John Ayto
Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins by John Ayto



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Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins (Oxford Dictionary) 

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This new paperback edition of the Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins gives an engaging insight into the origins of the everyday language we use. It provides additional language support and information through funny and absorbing word histories, feature entries on especially curious, 'yucky', and 'mind-boggling' words, and a full thematic section on words from the worlds of food, fashion, dinosaur names, invented and onomatopoeic words and much more. John Ayto, top word expert, entertains all ages from eight to eighty with this informative and humorous dictionary and language reference tool

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Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins

SKU:
U5-OxfordWord-3740
Cat No:
SNW3831
Product ID:
DEALMAN-U5-OxfordWord-3740
EAN:
9780192733740
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Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English

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