Best Read [Charles Earle Funk Charles Earle Funk Jr. Tom Funk] ½ Horsefeathers and Other Curious Words || [Thriller Book] PDF ☆


  • Title: Horsefeathers and Other Curious Words
  • Author: Charles Earle Funk Charles Earle Funk Jr. Tom Funk
  • ISBN: 9780060513375
  • Page: 357
  • Format: Paperback

  • Oh, horsefeathers If you ve ever wondered why the candy is called butterscotch why a certain southern food is called a hush puppy why tog supports in a fireplace are known as andirons, or sometimes firedogs, you ll be fascinated by the origins of the than 600 words discussed in a book that gets curiouser and curiouser as it goes along Son Francisco Chronicle.
    Charles Earle Funk Charles Earle Funk Jr. Tom Funk
    Charles Earle Funk Charles Earle Funk Jr. Tom Funk Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Horsefeathers and Other Curious Words book, this is one of the most wanted Charles Earle Funk Charles Earle Funk Jr. Tom Funk author readers around the world.


    Commentaires:

    Jen
    I really, really wanted to really like this--after all, it's by the Charles Funk of the Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia and his son, who carried on his father's legacy in finishing this. But I just couldn't really climb into it, and I mean beyond the fact that you're not supposed to read a book like this as though it's a novel, which I keep doing with reference books.Part of it was the organization: I have no idea still how they decided to put the words in the order they did, but it's not chron [...]

    David
    K. Horsefeathers: & Other Curious Words.Funk, Charles Earle: 0060513373This book was a family project - begun by Charles Earle Funk, Litt D finished by his son CEF Jr with (pretty dreadful) illustrations by Tom Funk. Insert obvious joke (it's funkadelic!) here. I guess these are the Funk & Wagnalls people. The book's main focus is explaining the origin of the words listed as primary entries. Authorial whim seems to have been the main selection criterion. Words are listed in apparently ra [...]

    Chriss
    The information is really good, it just isn't written as engagingly as Funk's other works. Still, this is THE source to go to get your questions answered about our common English phrases and words. Funk is an expert on etymology and phrase origin.

    Don Gubler
    Finding origins of unusual expressions.

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