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Ayto, John is the author of 'Word Origins The Hidden Histories of English Words from A to Z', published 0009 under ISBN 9780713674989 and ISBN 0713674989.

The Dictionary of Word Origins uncovers the hidden and often surprising connection between words. They also contain an extensive selection of words whose life histories are intrinsically fascinating or instructive.

by John Ayto(Author). Uncover the hidden and often surprising connection between words.

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Laid out in an a-to-z format with detailed cross-references and written to appeal equally to students, etymologists, and nonnative speakers, this historical guide is an invaluable resource for this truly global lingua franca.

Word Origins - The Secret Histories Of English Words From A TO Z by John Ayto
This in-depth exploration of the English language covers every nuance and curiosity of this constantly evolving linguistic pastiche. It is estimated that every year 800 neologisms are added to the English language, and include acronyms (NIMBY, Not In My Backyard), blended words (motel), and those taken from foreign languages (savoir-faire). Laid out in an a-to-z format with detailed cross-references and written to appeal equally to students, etymologists, and nonnative speakers, this historical guide is an invaluable resource for this truly global lingua franca.

Word Origins - The Secret Histories Of English Words From A TO Z by John Ayto