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As the largest and most dynamic collection of words ever assembled, the English language continues to expand. But as hundreds of new words are added annually, older ones are sacrificed. The WORD MUSEUM is a collection of fascinating archaic words and phrases, providing an enticing glimpse nto the past. With its beguiling period illustrations, THE WORD MUSEUM ranges from engaging titbits of everyday life to the extraordinary. This fascinating new book differs from a dictionary in that most of its entries are unfamiliar, and even the familiar looking ones are rich with unexpected twists.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684857619
ISBN-10: 0684857618
Format: Paperback
(214mm x 139mm x 15mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Touchstone
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jeffrey Kacirk

Jeffrey Kacirk is the author of Forgotten English, The Word Museum, and Altered English, as well as a daily calendar based on Forgotten English. He can be found on the web at www.forgottenenglish.com and lives in Marin County, California.

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