The Resource The etymologicon : A Circular Stroll Tthrough the Hidden Connections of the English Language., Mark Forsyth, (downloadable audiobook)

The etymologicon : A Circular Stroll Tthrough the Hidden Connections of the English Language., Mark Forsyth, (downloadable audiobook)

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The etymologicon : A Circular Stroll Tthrough the Hidden Connections of the English Language.
Title
The etymologicon
Title remainder
A Circular Stroll Tthrough the Hidden Connections of the English Language.
Statement of responsibility
Mark Forsyth
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Do you know...why a mortgage is literally a death pledge?why guns have girls' names?why salt is related to soldier?You're about to find out.The Etymologicon e-tə-'mä-lä-ji-kän is:Witty wi-tē: Full of clever humorErudite er-ə-dīt: Showing knowledgeRibald ri-bəld: Crude, offensiveThe Etymologicon is a completely unauthorized guide to the strange underpinnings of the English language. It explains how you get from "gruntled" to "disgruntled"; why you are absolutely right to believe that your meager salary barely covers "money for salt"; how the biggest chain of coffee shops in the world (hint: Seattle) connects to whaling in Nantucket; and what precisely the Rolling Stones have to do with gardening
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Forsyth, Mark
PerformerNote
Narrator: Don Hagen
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  • Hagen, Don
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Nonfiction
  • Language Arts
Target audience
adult
Label
The etymologicon : A Circular Stroll Tthrough the Hidden Connections of the English Language., Mark Forsyth, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=1973837
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Publication
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
Control code
ocm00000021a73e3b-5a83-43db-9890-57b065142045
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9781469028828
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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  • s
  • c
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digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • remote
  • other
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unknown
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21A73E3B-5A83-43DB-9890-57B065142045
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The etymologicon : A Circular Stroll Tthrough the Hidden Connections of the English Language., Mark Forsyth, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=1973837
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00000021a73e3b-5a83-43db-9890-57b065142045
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781469028828
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
21A73E3B-5A83-43DB-9890-57B065142045
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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