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5.0 out of 5 stars What are words worth?, 20 Jun. 2013
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This review is from: Balderdash and Piffle: One Sandwich Short of a Dog's Dinner (Hardcover)
Great 'word book' published to support the BBC TV series of the same name looking at Etymology; there are numerous fascinating word origins and anecdotes as to where they were first used in print and their provenance, be it a blending of two words, a borrowing from another language, or any of the myriad other ways that the English language has grown to be so rich and varied.
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