Short Dictionary of Classical Word Origins

Short Dictionary of Classical Word Origins

Author: Harry E. Wedeck

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442234338

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 97

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Whether one reads only newspapers or nothing more serious than a short story or a novel—whatever one reads one is constantly running up against an allusion to the Ancient Classics of Greece and Rome and, in almost every intelligent sentence or statement, one is meeting words that are fully understandable only if one knows something of their Greek or Latin origins.

Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office

Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress

ISBN: STANFORD:36105011809188

Category: Copyright

Page: 1806

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Includes Part 1, Number 1 & 2: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals (January - December)

Uncle John's Unsinkable Bathroom Reader

Uncle John's Unsinkable Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781607104605

Category: Humor

Page: 549

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With this all-new 21st edition, Uncle John’s Unsinkable Bathroom Reader, Uncle John and his crack staff of writers prove that after more than two decades in the business, they’re still at the top of their game. Who else but Uncle John could tell you about the tapeworm diet, 44 things to do with a coconut, and the history of the Comstock Lode? Uncle John rules the world of information and humor, so get ready to be thoroughly entertained. Read all about... ·7 (underwater) places to see before you die ·Medical miracles (and medical horrors) ·The godfather of fitness ·High-tech underwear ·The CSI effectAnd much more!

The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology

The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology

Author: Walter W. Skeat

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 1853263117

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 660

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Walter Skeat (1835-1912) was one of the greatest investigators of the roots of the English language, and his remarkable scholarship was instrumental in the revival of the great works of early English Literature. His astonishing detective work into the origins and development of the world's most widely used language provides an unsurpassed guide to its flexibility and richness.