Sunday, March 28, 2010

What's In A Word?

It's just as the title says What's In A Word? Fascinating stories of more than 350 everyday words and phrases. If you've ever questioned where a word came from, Webb Garrison has conveniently structured this book into chapters of different types of words. Garrison provides you with background knowledge of each of the words and a brief example.
It is in the form of a dictionary, making it easy for you to look up a word or phrase with the flip of a couple of pages. It's a great book to have on the coffee table, or beside the toilet for easy reading or a conversation starter. Garrison makes it easy to enjoy, with adding in a few witty comments, keeping it a fun read.
Pick it up and start learning about where words and phrases such as wedlock, floppies and in the groove originated from.

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