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Weird and Wonderful Words

Weird and Wonderful Words( )
Editor: McKean, Erin
Illustrator: Chast, Roz
Foreword by: Winchester, Simon
ISBN:978-0-19-515905-9
Publication Date:Oct 2002
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Weird and Wonderful Words is a pot-pourri, a gallimaufry, a salmagundi, a treasure trove of colourful, quirky, and unusual words. Containing hundreds of definitions written in a clear and conversational style, featuring full-page illustrations.

Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Spelling & Vocabulary
Language Arts & Disciplines / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.48 x 8.68 x 0.66 Inches
Book Weight:0.741 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
Erin McKean is the founder of Wordnik.com. Previously, she was the editor in chief for American Dictionaries at Oxford University Press, and the editor of the New Oxford American Dictionary, 2E. Her non-fiction books include Weird and Wonderful Words, More Weird and Wonderful Words, Totally Weird and Wonderful Words, That's Amore, and The Hundred Dresses. Her first novel, The Secret Lives of Dresses, was published in 2011.

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