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The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language Paperback – October 2, 2012
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About the Author
Mark Forsyth is a writer, journalist, proofreader, ghostwriter, and pedant. He was given a copy of the Oxford English Dictionary as a christening present and has never looked back. He is the creator of The Inky Fool, a blog about words, phrases, grammar, rhetoric, and prose.
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be funny, not enough meat of the matter.
I love the subject, but it is titled properly - a circular stroll that doesn't really...Read more