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The Facts on File encyclopedia of word and phrase origins

Robert Hendrickson

The Facts on File encyclopedia of word and phrase origins

by Robert Hendrickson

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Published by Facts On File in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries,
  • English language -- Terms and phrases

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEncyclopedia of word and phrase origins
    StatementRobert Hendrickson.
    GenreDictionaries, Terms and phrases
    SeriesFacts on File library of language and literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1689 .H47 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 948 p. ;
    Number of Pages948
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23652529M
    ISBN 109780816069668, 9780816069675
    LC Control Number2007048223

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