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The Resource What in the word? : wordplay, word lore, and answers to your peskiest questions about language, Charles Harrington Elster

What in the word? : wordplay, word lore, and answers to your peskiest questions about language, Charles Harrington Elster

Label
What in the word? : wordplay, word lore, and answers to your peskiest questions about language
Title
What in the word?
Title remainder
wordplay, word lore, and answers to your peskiest questions about language
Statement of responsibility
Charles Harrington Elster
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elster, Charles Harrington
Dewey number
422
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1574
LC item number
.E57 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Plays on words
  • Americanisms
Target audience
adult
Label
What in the word? : wordplay, word lore, and answers to your peskiest questions about language, Charles Harrington Elster
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0510/2005008899.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Harvest original."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 75
  • 4
  • Elegance of Style
  • 117
  • 5
  • A Civil Tongue
  • 167
  • 6
  • Born in the USA
  • 199
  • 1
  • 7
  • Wonder of Words
  • 237
  • Once Upon a Word
  • 1
  • 2
  • A Slough of Solecisms
  • 39
  • 3
  • Grandiloquent Gumshoe
Control code
ocm58788975
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 286 pages
Isbn
9780156031974
Lccn
2005008899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
422 EL79 ; P ; XX-N ; R0406BT5 ; Rev. ; S1006BT2 ; Done 12/06.
Other control number
9780156031974
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58788975
  • (Sirsi) o58788975
Label
What in the word? : wordplay, word lore, and answers to your peskiest questions about language, Charles Harrington Elster
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0510/2005008899.html
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Harvest original."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 75
  • 4
  • Elegance of Style
  • 117
  • 5
  • A Civil Tongue
  • 167
  • 6
  • Born in the USA
  • 199
  • 1
  • 7
  • Wonder of Words
  • 237
  • Once Upon a Word
  • 1
  • 2
  • A Slough of Solecisms
  • 39
  • 3
  • Grandiloquent Gumshoe
Control code
ocm58788975
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 286 pages
Isbn
9780156031974
Lccn
2005008899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
422 EL79 ; P ; XX-N ; R0406BT5 ; Rev. ; S1006BT2 ; Done 12/06.
Other control number
9780156031974
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58788975
  • (Sirsi) o58788975

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