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Words We Use

Words We Use

Diarmaid Ó Muirithe

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An interesting look into the history of phrases and words we use in the English language


Diarmaid Ó Muirithe is a lexicographer and etymologist. He explains the origins of words, where they come from, and why we use some of the expressions we do. His knowledge and erudition in languages, ancient and modern, is enormous.

With sections from Computers and Shakespeare, Political Correctness, Magic and Monsters to Text Messaging, Words We Use is simply a joy.

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Author Diarmaid Ó Muirithe
Publisher Gill Books
Publication date 9 Jan 2008
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9780717144228

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