Word Myths: Debunking Linguistic Urban Legends
Publish date: December 2nd 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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...