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By Richard Lederer

With interesting etymologies and letter styles of greater than four hundred daily phrases, bestselling language author Richard Lederer bargains insights into the main bedazzling, beguiling, and bewitching phrases within the English language. Readers will observe why William Shakespeare should be hiding within the outdated testomony; why "run" is the longest note in English; how people's names turn into universal phrases; and the way the Bible, mythology, the ocean, the land, express enterprise, and video games spark phrases and words in daily vocabulary. Chock-full of transfixing notice histories, magical letter play, and hilarious puns, Amazing Words is a vital ebook for wordaholics, logolepts, and verbivores.

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