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Words We Use

Words We Use
Explains the origins of words, where they come from, and why we use some of the expressions we do. This book includes sections on Computers, Shakespeare, Political Correctness, Magic and Monsters, and Text Messaging.
Our Price: €16.99
ISBN/EAN9780717144228
Stock: 5
Publisher: Gill
Pub. Date: January 1 2008
Author: O'Muirithe, Diarmaid
Format: Paperback
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Diarmaid O Muirithe is a lexicographer and etymologist. He explains the origins of words, where they come from, and why we use some of the expressions we do. His knowledge and erudition in languages, ancient and modern, is enormous. With sections from Computers and Shakespeare, Political Correctness, Magic and Monsters to Text Messaging, "Words We Use" is simply a joy.
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