Download e-book for kindle: The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins by Robert Hendrickson

By Robert Hendrickson

ISBN-10: 0816040885

ISBN-13: 9780816040889

As a author, I fall into the pits of cliches and over used words that no longer many of us comprehend. at times humans will pop out with anything that sounds fairly outdated yet makes no sense.

Encyclopedia is key to any English and notice fanatic in addition to author. this can be like an additional dictionary, in basic terms extra intensive. the fee is astounding and the phrases inside of are exciting. understanding the starting place of phrases and words will enlighten you to why it truly is used, how it truly is used, and the way it truly is replaced through the years. Very attention-grabbing, deeply particular, and essential!

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Download e-book for iPad: Cambridge Street-Names: Their Origins and Associations by Ronald Gray, Derek Stubbings, Virén Sahai

By Ronald Gray, Derek Stubbings, Virén Sahai

ISBN-10: 0511041071

ISBN-13: 9780511041075

ISBN-10: 0521789567

ISBN-13: 9780521789561

This ebook attracts at the nice wealth of institutions of highway names in Cambridge. it isn't a dictionary, however it offers a sequence of entries on such themes because the Reformation, George IV and his spouse, twentieth-century British scientists, businessmen, Elizabethan instances, medieval Cambridge, mayors, millers, and developers. It contains hermits and coal retailers, box marshals and laundresses, martyrs and bombers, unscrupulous politicians and the founding father of a Christian neighborhood, Cromwell and Newton, an Anglo-Saxon queen and the discoverer of Uranus--all those that lived in or frequently visited Cambridge.

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