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Title:
In a word-- : 750 words and their fascinating stories and origins
Author:
Baker, Rosalie F.
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
Peterborough, N.H. : Cobblestone Pub., [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
ix, 221 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Cultural creations -- Worldly words -- Math madness & science spectacles -- Religious rituals, fabulous folklore, & marvelous myths -- Exceptional expressions -- Glorious gizmos -- Spectacular sports -- Joyful journeys -- Natural necessities -- Auspicious archaeology -- Political powerhouse -- Military madness -- Tantalizing tidbits -- Fickle finances -- Fantastic foreigners.
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Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0411/2003025582.html
ISBN:
9780812627107
Format :
Book

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