A Miscellany for Word Lovers

    A Miscellany for Word Lovers

    Origins, Meanings and Quizzes

    Robin Hosie; Vic Mayhew

    How To 2014

    Paperback 224pp

    9781845285159   Product Code: 20403

    You never know when you might need the collective noun for starlings or be required to define autochthonous; the only safe-guard is to build a bigger and better vocabulary. As well as almost 100 quizzes with the potential to turn you into a master of the spoken word, this entertaining guide is full of short articles that explore the quiddities and curiosities of the English language.

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