Mark Forsyth: The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language

The Etymologicon is an occasionally ribald, frequently witty and unerringly erudite guided tour of the secret labyrinth that lurks beneath the English language.
ISBN: 9781785781704
Author: Mark Forsyth
Page: 256
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 2016
Format: Book
Publisher: ICON BOOKS
Language: English

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What is the actual connection between disgruntled and gruntled? What links church organs to organised crime, California to the Caliphate, or brackets to codpieces?
Mark Forsyth s riotous celebration of the idiosyncratic and sometimes absurd connectionsbetween words is a classic of its kind: a mine of fascinating information and a must-read for word-lovers everywhere


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