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Word origins and their romantic stories.

Funk, Wilfred John

Word origins and their romantic stories.

by Funk, Wilfred John

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Published by Funk and Wagnalls in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Etymology

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA Funk & Wagnalls paperbook
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 432 p.
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13549806M
    OCLC/WorldCa569659

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