More Word Histories and Mysteries: From Aardvark to Zombie

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Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
October 25, 2006
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.54 X 0.6 X 8.28 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780618716814
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About the Author

THE EDITORS OF THE AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARIES are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that their publications are accurate and up-to-date.

Reviews

[More Word Histories and Mysteries]continues an enjoyable series of words with colorful histories.
The Chicago Tribune

The book's informative yet informal writing style ... [appeals] to the amateur enthusiast ... accessibility is further enhanced by a useful glossary.
Library Journal