Combining both accessibility and authority the oxford dictionary of word origins describes the origins and development of over 3000 words and phrases in the english language the book draws on oxfords unrivalled dictionary research program and language monitoring and relates the fascinating stories behind many of our most curious terms and expressions in order to offer the reader a much . Over 280 good usage boxes gives guidance on difficult or confusing aspects of english usage and the expanded offerings on word origins are presented in a concise easy to understand form with its compact size clear layout and handy paperback format this dictionary is ideal for all quick reference needs. Oxford dictionary of word origins second edition edited by julia cresswell oxford quick reference uncovers the origins of over 3000 words and phrases feature panels explain expressions from other languages draws on oxfords unrivalled dictionary research and language monitoring includes an extended introduction on the history of the . A treasure from the greek thesauros treasure store or storehouse trove past participle of an anglo norman verb meaning to find of verbal wonders william hartston daily express combining both accessibility and authority the oxford dictionary of word origins describes the origins and development of over 3000 words and phrases in the english language. Oxford dictionary of foreign words and phrases 2 e oxford quick reference at abebookscouk isbn 10 0199543682 isbn 13 9780199543687 oup oxford 2010 softcover
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