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1595553002

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Have you ever woken up on the wrong side of the bed? Did you make it to that early morning meeting by the skin of your teeth? Was your heart in the right place when you proposed that idea, even though you couldn't hold a candle to the guy next to you who was born with a silver spoon in his mouth? If you've ever wondered what that word or phrase you just heard means, What's in a Word? is just the book for you. If you love words, this fascinating and humorous encyclopedia of more than three hundred fifty words and phrases and how they evolved will keep you entertained for hours.

Key Features
Author(s)Webb Garrison
PublisherThomas Nelson Publishers
Date of Publication20/02/2010
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
ISBN-101595553002
ISBN-139781595553003
SubjectUsage & Writing Guides

Publication Data
Place of PublicationNashville
Country of PublicationUnited States
ImprintNelson Current
Content Noteblack & white illustrations

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Weight227 g
Width210 mm
Height140 mm
Spine18 mm

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Author BiographyWebb Garrison, formerly associate dean of Emory University and president of McKendree College, wrote more than 55 books, including Civil War Curiosities and Civil War Trivia and Fact Book. Before his death in 2000, Garrison lived in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.

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What's in a Word?: Fascinating Stories of More Than 350 Everyday Words and Phrases (English)

by Webb B. Garrison

Format Paperback

Condition Brand New

Language English

Have you ever woken up on the wrong side of the bed? Did you make it to that early morning meeting by the skin of your teeth? This encyclopedia includes more than three hundred fifty words and phrases and information on how they evolved.

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Fascinating Stories of More Than 350 Everyday Words and Phrases.

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A fascinating look behind more than 350 unusual everyday words and phrases.

Author Biography

Webb Garrison, formerly associate dean of Emory University and president of McKendree College, wrote more than 55 books, including Civil War Curiosities and Civil War Trivia and Fact Book. Before his death in 2000, Garrison lived in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.

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  • ISBN1595553002
  • Title What's in a Word?: Fascinating Stories of More Than 350 Everyday Words and Phrases
  • Short Title WHATS IN A WORD
  • Pages 248
  • Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
  • Language English
  • ISBN-10 1595553002
  • ISBN-13 9781595553003
  • Media Book
  • Format Paperback
  • DEWEY 422
  • Year 2010
  • Author Webb B. Garrison
  • Illustrations Yes
  • Publication Date 2010-02-20
  • Imprint Nelson Current
  • Subtitle Fascinating Stories of More Than 350 Everyday Words and Phrases
  • Place of Publication Nashville
  • Country of Publication United States
  • Residence NC, US
  • Dimensions137mm x 18mm x 211mm

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