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The cabinet of linguistic curiosities : a yearbook of forgotten words

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  • ISBN: 9781783963584
  • ISBN: 1783963581
  • Physical Description: print
    viii, 376 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: London : Elliott and Thompson Limited, 2017.

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General Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: Paul Anthony Jones has unearthed a wealth of strange and forgotten words: illuminating some aspect of the day, or simply telling a cracking good yarn, each reveals a story. Written with a light touch that belies the depth of research it contains, this is both a fascinating compendium of etymology and a captivating historical miscellany.
Subject: English language -- Obsolete words
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