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You English Words:  A Book About Them by  John MOORE - Paperback - 1965 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 70468)

You English Words: A Book About Them

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You English Words: A Book About Them

by MOORE, John

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New York: A Delta Book / Dell Publishing Co., Inc.. Fair. 1965. Softcover. Per the back cover, this work ". . .is a book about the fun, the excitement, the adventure and discovery that the author, as writer and reader, finds in his encounters with the English language." He explores, with wit and humor, various quirks of the language, as well as some specific words, such as "floccipaucinilihilipilification", the longest word in the O.E.D. --- In black wraps with a collage of words to cover. --- The tail of the spine is scuffed and torn, pages somewhat browned; volume is otherwise intact and tightly bound.; Small Octavo - 7-1/2 to 8 in. tall; 254 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
70468
Title
You English Words: A Book About Them
Author
MOORE, John
Format/binding
Softcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
A Delta Book / Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1965
Keywords
ENGLISH, LANGUAGE, BOOKS, ABOUT, WORDS
Bookseller catalogs
>>Books About Books and Words;

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About Bluebird Books

Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use Biblio.com for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).

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