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The Resource Kick the bucket and swing the cat : the Balderdash & Piffle collection of English words, and their curious origins, Alex Games

Kick the bucket and swing the cat : the Balderdash & Piffle collection of English words, and their curious origins, Alex Games

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Kick the bucket and swing the cat : the Balderdash & Piffle collection of English words, and their curious origins
Title
Kick the bucket and swing the cat
Title remainder
the Balderdash & Piffle collection of English words, and their curious origins
Statement of responsibility
Alex Games
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text takes a humorous tour through the fascinating & often surprising history of the English language & its etymology. Alex Games uncovers the trends, innovations & scandals that have shaped the meanings of our most popular words & expressions, from Chaucer & ancient Greek to Internet jargon & American slang
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StDuBDS
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Games, Alexander
Dewey number
  • 422
  • 422 GAM
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Languages
Label
Kick the bucket and swing the cat : the Balderdash & Piffle collection of English words, and their curious origins, Alex Games
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-510) and index
Control code
1309023
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
544 p.
Isbn
9781846076107
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (StDuBDSZ)BDZ0008167507
  • (MED)OLD1846076102
  • (KCC)OLD1846076102
  • BDZ0008167507
  • (HERTS)OLD1264785
  • (CAM)OLD536657
Label
Kick the bucket and swing the cat : the Balderdash & Piffle collection of English words, and their curious origins, Alex Games
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-510) and index
Control code
1309023
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
544 p.
Isbn
9781846076107
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (StDuBDSZ)BDZ0008167507
  • (MED)OLD1846076102
  • (KCC)OLD1846076102
  • BDZ0008167507
  • (HERTS)OLD1264785
  • (CAM)OLD536657

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