Just the Job: How Trades Got their Names, Alexander Tulloch

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Author Alexander Tulloch Published by Bodleian Library ISBN 9781851245505 EAN 9781851245505 Bic Code Cover Hardback

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Highly original and enjoyable examation of the etymology behind a selection of trades and professions, unearthing intriguing nuggets of historical information along the way. Includes explanations of common surnames; obsolete jobs such as pardoner or telegraph boy; and roles for the modern era, such as wedding planner and sky marshal.

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