500 Years of New WordsUnknown - 2004
"If you ever use words and find yourself wondering where they came from, who wrote them first, and why they became necessary, then you will savour 500 Years of New Words, a new volume that takes you on an exciting journey through the English language from the days before Shakespeare to the first decade of the twenty-first century. The entries are arranged not alphabetically but in chronological order based on the earliest known year that each word was printed or written down."--Jacket.
Publisher: Toronto ; Tonawanda, NY : Dundurn, ©2004.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (312 pages) : illustrations text file
Alternative Title: Five hundred years of new words
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