The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase OriginsBook - 2004
This updated and expanded edition, contains definitions and origins of more than 12,500 words and expressions, as well as necdotes and information on the development of a wide range of words, including slang, proverbs, animal and plant names, place names, nicknames, historical expressions, foreign language expressions, and phrases from literature.
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, 2004.
Edition: 3rd ed.
Branch Call Number: PE1689 .H47 2003
Characteristics: 822 p. ; 28 cm.
Alternative Title: Encyclopedia of word and phrase origins.