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Word Myths: Debunking Linguistic Urban Legends - David Wilton
Word Myths: Debunking Linguistic Urban Legends
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New paperback, 2004 Oxford University Press, Inc., Out of Print. 221 pages by David Wilton, Illustrated by Ivan Brunetti.
New paperback, 2004 Oxford University Press, Inc., Out of Print. 221 pages by David Wilton, Illustrated by Ivan Brunetti.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780739455937 (0739455931)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 221
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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