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John Ayto


Oxford University Press

Publication date

2nd May 2013



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Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins

John Ayto


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A fun and informative dictionary on the origins of words.


Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins by John Ayto

This new edition of the Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins, now available in paperback, is an engaging, funny, and absorbing history of thousands of words and phrases used in everyday language. It is perfect for additional language reference and helps develop an insight into the words we use every day.

Suitable for: Age 10+, Y6/7, KS2, P6, teachers, librarians, parents.

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