It's a Wonderful Word

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Blotto, spondulics, claptrap and quango... Albert Jack has brought together hundreds of the strangest and most delightful English words, and takes readers on a diverting anecdotal voyage into their origins. If you've ever wondered what assassins have to do with hashish or lawyers with avocados, this book is here to help.

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It's a Wonderful Word

It's a Wonderful Word

The Real Origins of Our Favourite Words, from Anorak to Zombie

Arrow2012

Paperback286pp

9780099562320     Product Code: 210719

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Blotto, spondulics, claptrap and quango... Albert Jack has brought together hundreds of the strangest and most delightful English words, and takes readers on a diverting anecdotal voyage into their origins. If you've ever wondered what assassins have to do with hashish or lawyers with avocados, this book is here to help.

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