The Word Detective by Evan Morris
The Word Detective

Evan Morris

The Word Detective

Evan Morris

256 pages first pub 2000 (editions)

nonfiction funny informative lighthearted slow-paced


The "Word Detective" searches out clues to the origin of interesting words and phrases, such as Big Apple, moxie, yahoo, gormless, feed a cold, and many others, in a collection of articles from the syndicated "Word Detective" column. Reprint.

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