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Verbivore"s feast

the Wordsmith Chrysti

Verbivore"s feast

second course : more word & phrase origins

by the Wordsmith Chrysti

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Published by Farcountry Press in Helena, MT .
Written in English


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Statementfrom Chrysti the Wordsmith.
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LC ClassificationsPE
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 352 p. ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22742791M
ISBN 101560374020
OCLC/WorldCa70866949

Feast and be nourished!"" -Richard Lederer, author of The Miracle of Language Written by the founder of the wildly popular A Word A Day Web site (), this collection of unusual, obscure, and exotic English words will delight writers, scholars, crossword puzzlers, and word buffs of every ilk/5(56).   J J by verbivore teacher, posted in Verbivore's Vocab Vault All of the words and the categories they’re in are taken from Mrs Wordsmith’s narrative journey. Check out the brilliant things they can offer here: amazing vocabulary resource.

A Word a Day | Anu Garg's many readers await their A Word A Day rations hungrily. Now at last here's a feast for them and other verbivores. Eat up -Barbara WallraffSenior Editor at The Atlantic Monthly and author of Word Court Praise for A Word a Day ""AWADies will be familiar with Anu Garg's refreshing approach to words: words are fun and they have fascinating : Wiley (TP). Now at last here's a feast for them and other verbivores. Eat up!"--Barbara Wallraff, Senior Editor at The Atlantic Monthly and author of Word Court"AWADies will be familiar with Anu Garg's refreshing approach to words: words are fun and they have fascinating histories."--John Simpson, Chief Editor, Oxford English Dictionary.

  Anu Garg's many readers await their A Word A Day rations hungrily. Now at last here's a feast for them and other verbivores. Eat up!-Barbara WallraffSenior Editor at The Atlantic Monthly and author of Word CourtPraise for A Word a 5/5(1). Prices (including delivery) for A Word a Day by A Garg. ISBN:


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I am honored to be a part of that unforgettable menu." - Dubravka : VerbivoraciousPress. Now at last here′s a feast for them and other verbivores. Eat up!" –Barbara Wallraff Senior Editor at The Atlantic Monthly and author of Word Court Praise for A Word a Day "AWADies will be familiar with Anu Garg′s refreshing approach to words: words are fun and they have fascinating histories.

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Now at last here's a feast for them and other verbivores. Eat up!" -Barbara Wallraff Senior Editor at The Atlantic Monthly and author of Word Court Praise for A Word a Day "AWADies will be familiar with Anu Garg's refreshing approach to words: words are fun and they have fascinating histories.Books authored by Anu Garg: The Dord, the Diglot, and an Avocado or Two, A Word A Day, Another Word A Day Now at last here's a feast for them and other verbivores.

Eat up!"-Barbara Wallraff, senior editor "Lexicon lover shares .