Very interesting, educational & entertaining. My husband has enjoyed his for several years, and we just bought one as a Christmas present for a friend.Published 15 months ago by Gerri
I'm not sure why but I find the little mini- definitions in this book to have little life -- perhaps he should have done fewer words with more about each word. Read morePublished 23 months ago by James Kerr
...but take a look at "Wikipedia" ... or the online Merriam-Webster ...both of which between them contain a much more comprehensive (and updated) etymology of words and their... Read morePublished on July 21, 2003 by Shashank Tripathi
an exceptionally useful work that is enjoyable to read - even when not specifically "researching" anything.
It is easy to read and thorough.
No real new or special contributions. One can find same information in many other books.Published on September 8, 2002 by "thros_bgn"