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1) You are a nerd who loves words:
2) You are a writer and want to improve your vocabulary;
3) You are preparing for an aptitude or admission exam and need that extra "umpf" to boost your score;
4) You love learning trivial factoids;
5) You plan on auditioning for "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?";
6) You never know whether to use "regardless" or "irregardless";
7) You can read it aloud while taking a road trip, assuming you aren't the driver;
8) You can obtain knowledge while performing your daily constitutional;
9) You can do something constructive while killing time in the doctor's office;
10) You are taking Dr. German's etymology class.
The author has put together a playful and fascinating collection of word origins that can be read a little here and a little there with no hurry to get to the end of the book. Take your time, and enjoy learning little known facts about the English language. If you're up to the challenge, do the quizzes and crossword puzzles at the end of each chapter. Loved it!
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I liked all I could read. There are pages too small print to read.Published 20 months ago by Mary Norton
I was alittle disappointed. Most of the material I already knew and I think I found at least one mistake.Published on January 28, 2014 by mjmulgrew
I bought this on Amazon.com. I liked this book very much. The author has an interesting, engaging and conversational way of introducing differing words both/either as the main... Read morePublished on September 20, 2013 by C. S. Garcia
This book has a playfulness to it but almost too much of one. Each chapter has little quizzes and puzzles that make me feel like I'm reading a kids book. Read morePublished on January 30, 2013 by Surly Clotpole
This is a most interesting little book. It's accurate, yet filled with good humor and lots of witty quotes. Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Ewart Tarradath
Some books just aren't right for an e-reader, and this is one of them. It relies heavily on charts which are too small to be readable on the kindle. Read morePublished on March 8, 2012 by Jeremy Colton
I've had the pleasure of being a student under Dr German, and became quite curious upon learning of this book's existence.
I'm glad to have fed such curiosity.. Read more
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