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eBook Even-Steven and Fair and Square: More Stories Behind the Words (Wordwatchers) ePub

by Morton S. Freeman

  • ISBN: 0452270677
  • Category: Words Language and Grammar
  • Subcategory: Reference
  • Author: Morton S. Freeman
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Plume (August 1, 1993)
  • Pages: 352
  • ePub book: 1139 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1924 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking Even-Steven and Fair and Square: More Stories Behind the Words as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The histories of words hold a special fascination because they touch our lives in an immediate way. Finding out the origins of our everyday vocabulary provides answers to the questions that cross our minds every time we use sayings that sound exotic and quirky, mysterious and fantastic, or totally illogical and unrelated to anything familiar in contemporary times. Haven't The histories of words hold a special fascination because they touch our lives in an immediate way.

The histories of words hold a special fascination because they touch our lives in an immediate way. Finding out the origins of our everyday vocabulary provides answers to the questions that cross our minds every time we us. . Finding out the origins of our everyday vocabulary provides answers to the questions that cross our minds every time we use sayings that sound exotic and quirky.

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Morton S. Freeman, American former bar association executive, retired lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania bar 1937. Hue and Cry and Humble Pie: The Stories Behind the Words (Plume Books for Wordwatchers). Recipient Book of Year award American Society Legal Writers; named to Cultural Hall of Fame, South Philadelphia High School Alumni. Trustee Big Brothers Association, Philadelphia; Member Philadelphia Bar Association, American Law Institute.

Author of A handbook of problem words & phrases, The story behindthe word, A treasury for word lovers, Even-Steven and fair and square, The Story Behind the Word (The Professional writing series), The .

Author of A handbook of problem words & phrases, The story behindthe word, A treasury for word lovers, Even-Steven and fair and square, The Story Behind the Word (The Professional writing series), The grammatical lawyer, Words to the wise, A professional's guide to effective communication.

Even-Steven and Fair and Square: More Stories Behind the Words. A treasury for word lovers. The one-minute grammarian.

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The histories of words hold a special fascination because they touch our lives in an immediate way. Finding out the origins of our everyday vocabulary provides answers to the questions that cross our minds every time we use sayings that sound exotic and quirky, mysterious and fantastic, or totally illogical and unrelated to anything familiar in contemporary times. Haven't you ever wondered how one can win hands down? If jingo was imported from some faraway place? Why madness is associated with March hares? And what is so distasteful about eating crow? Knowing the tales and truths about common words and phrases adds a rich accuracy to our use of language and a lively sharpness to our tongue. Now this entertaining and informative sequel to the highly acclaimed Hue and Cry and Humble Pie brings us essays and anecdotes galore on another 500 words and phrases. No word maven will be able to look up just one.