The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities
A Yearbook of Forgotten WordsBook - 2017
Paul Anthony Jones has unearthed a wealth of strange and forgotten words: illuminating some aspect of the day, or simply telling a cracking good yarn, each reveals a story. Written with a light touch that belies the depth of research it contains, this is both a fascinating compendium of etymology and a captivating historical miscellany.
Publisher: London :, Elliott and Thompson Limited,, 2017
Description: viii, 376 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: 427 Jon