alibris logo

Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins

by

The first Edition of the Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins detailed the fascinating and little known stories behind thousands of words and phrases that we use every day. In this new edition, William and Mary Morris update and expand their classic work to keep pace with our ever changing language. New entries include: New trends --crack, glitch, greenmail, Harrier attack airplanes Foreign terms --falafel, geisha, jihad, paparazzi People --batman, dead end kid, Dutch uncle, hatchet man, Young Turks ...

loading
  • Book Details
  • Seller
Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins
1988, Collins Reference, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060158620

2nd Revised edition

Hardcover

Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins
1977, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060130589

Hardcover

Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency