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Word Myths: Debunking Linguistic Urban Legends - David Wilton, Ivan Brunetti
Word Myths: Debunking Linguistic Urban Legends
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780195172843 (0195172841)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Did you hear the one about "Ring around the Rosie"? How it's about the Black Plague. Only, that's not entirely accurate as Wilton shows in "Word Myths". He spends some time taking apart words and phrases that have acquired histories, which upon closer look are more myth than fact.I saw this pop u...
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