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From Abracadabra to Zeus: Word Histories and Mysteries (Eng-Eng)

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Описание:Word Histories and Mysteries provides a panoramic view of the unique richness of English, uncovering the origins of five hundred everyday words whose surprising and often amusing stories offer insights into the history of humankind. Arranged in convenient alphabetical order, the notes are written in a lively and entertaining style perfect for browsing. The reader can learn how some of the most recent words, such as the computer term wiki, were coined, or trace the origins of English back to the Indo-European language spoken long before the invention of writing.
Источник:From Abracadabra to Zeus: Word Histories and Mysteries / American Heritage dictionary.
© 2004 Houghton Mifflin Company.
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