Word mysteries & histories: from quiche to humble pie
Houghton Mifflin, 1986 - 308 ページ
Browsers, aficionados of language, and serious students all will delight in discovering the 500 richly textured histories of English words presented in this beautifully illustrated volume. 45 wood engravingts.
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Review: Word Mysteries and Histories: From Quiche to Humble Pieユーザー レビュー - Velma - Goodreads
Clever collection of amusing etymologies accompanied by Barry Moser's lovely woodcuts: what more could a word nerd want? レビュー全文を読む
Review: Word Mysteries and Histories: From Quiche to Humble Pieユーザー レビュー - Michael Oaks - Goodreads
Full of tasty morsels of etymology, I was entertained and edified at the same time. レビュー全文を読む