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This book was a very enjoyable way to while away a few hours with a light read. You learn many interesting footnotes and a bit about the way language works.Published 5 months ago by Kiwi viewer
It took me a year of slowly reading and absorbing this book but it was well worth it. It covers a wide time frame and has a lot of cool insight into our language.Published 22 months ago by Adrian Burton
This was a gift for my husband. He heard about it on NPR, was interested, so I gifted it. He loves the book.Published on June 26, 2013 by Bobbi
Immensely entertaining and amusing, as well as educative. A must for lovers of the language, who are interested in the origin of words an how time can change meaningPublished on April 6, 2013 by Amazon Customer
This is a fun book for people who are interested in language, written in 100 small chunks, best suited for reading bit by bit, such as during a morning commute. Read morePublished on February 25, 2013 by V7+9
I first heard about this book after an interview with the author on WNYC. It was surprising about so many words - and the words chosen for the book. Read morePublished on December 31, 2012 by CPatter