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    Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins

    Mixed media product | 480 pages | English
    By (Author) John Ayto

    $29.99 NZD

    This new paperback edition of the Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins gives an engaging insight into the origins of the everyday language we use. It provides additional language support and...

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    This new paperback edition of the Oxford School Dictionary of Word Origins gives an engaging insight into the origins of the everyday language we use. It provides additional language support and information through funny and absorbing word histories, feature entries on especially curious, 'yucky', and 'mind-boggling' words, and a full thematic section on words from the worlds of food, fashion, dinosaur names, invented and onomatopoeic words and much more.
    John Ayto, top word expert, entertains all ages from eight to eighty with this informative and humorous dictionary and language reference tool.

    Downloadable learning resources, word games, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools

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    • Mixed media product | 480 pages
    • 149 x 210 x 24mm | 530g
    • Oxford University Press
    • 02 May 2013
    • Oxford, United Kingdom
    • English
    • UK ed.
    • 0192733745
    • 9780192733740
    Type: Book Vendor: Oxford SKU: 9780192733740 Availability: In Stock

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