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I had to read this for an English class and I hated it. The beginning slightly interested me, but it really only got worse. Read morePublished 8 months ago by The Reader 1991
This was a gift, I already have the book, which is a fascinating journey through the words that make up our language and how they have evolved over the centuries. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Peter A. Flynn
This is not a book to pick up and read for pleasure...unless you are a word geek like me. I did read the book for pleasure, though, and so my review will focus on that rather than... Read morePublished 12 months ago by CC Thomas
Good condition text book for school at a cheap price and fast arrival. Saved me a lot of money.Published 16 months ago by CommanderMel
Such an amazing read. Very interesting. Makes learning about the development of English exciting and interestingPublished 20 months ago by Debbie Baker
It was very bad used before I received it and I am so unhappy now because it is all full of pen and tipex and pencil....Published on March 10, 2014 by Judith
Seth Lerer is delightful. So much information presented with such a happy sense of play. You get the feeling he was one of the quirky clever kids in school who probably knew more... Read morePublished on January 8, 2014 by Kathryn