Words

Words

A Potpourri of Fascinating Origins

Book - 1992
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Instead of defining the roots of a word in the conventional sense, Campbell charts the word's evolution through anecdotes. This entertaining little volume is organized into 49 topical chapters and contains some 500 anecdotes describing the colorful history of some 700 words. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Capra Press, 1992
ISBN: 9780884963554
0884963551
Branch Call Number: 422 CAMPBELL
Characteristics: 193 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Gordon, Duane

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