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Dickson's Word Treasury

A Connoisseur's Collection of Old and New, Weird and Wonderful, Useful and Outlandish Words

Dickson's Word Treasury( )
Author: Dickson, Paul
ISBN:978-0-471-55168-3
Publication Date:Apr 1992
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Imprint:Wiley
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

Will appeal to anyone who enjoys language or who wants to learn new and interesting words. Includes 58 collections of words, from Acronyms to Written Words. There is a wealth of new material, including brand new sections on ``animalisms'' (e.g., ``bullpen,'' ``catnap,'' ``as the crow flies,'' and more); words stemming from family folklore; a glossary for decoding journalese; colorful and intriguing slogans; a behind-the-scenes look at how dictionaries are researched and prepared....
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Spelling & Vocabulary
Foreign Language Study / Multi-Language Dictionaries
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.892 x 1.053 Inches
Book Weight:1.06 Pounds



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