It’s All Greek: Borrowed Words and their Histories, Alexander Tulloch

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Author Alexander Tulloch Published by Bodleian Library ISBN 9781851245055 EAN 9781851245055 Bic Code Cover Hardback

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Did you know that marmalade, pirate, sketch and purse trace their linguistic origins back to the Athens of 500 bce? This book offers a word-by-word look at the influence of Greek on everyday words in English, telling the stories behind their etymological developments.

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