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I am very pleased with this book and very please that i bought it.

Positive Review

It provides readers with a wealth of insight with the history of words using dates and phonetic roots.

Neutral Review

Very helpful, great quality, so far have found every word i have searched for.

Neutral Review

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She used it whilst at uni, some 10years ago, but never managed to purchase a personal copy.

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    english, old, etymological, great and latin.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
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  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 85 reviews as of our last analysis date on Dec 18 2020.
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I am so glad I went ahead and bought this reference book, have learned a lot about the origin of the words and it has been very...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    She used it whilst at uni, some 10years ago, but never managed to purchase a personal copy.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Its like a dictionary but it is not a dictionary as you know it.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Because it is about the words, not just what the word means.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This one tells you everything you need to know, and very articulately, but doesn't try to impress you with its unnecessarily enormous vocabulary.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    All movie makers should use this book so that the movie does not using words that did not exist for the era of the movie.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The language of the entries draws you in and seems to tell a story rather than to just report the facts.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It's just understandable, rather than written in code :)here's one short example to give you a sense (and amazon doesn't support italics, so just realize that all foreign words appear in italics in the book):presentiment (prizen'təmənt) n.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Words are lost in translation so often.

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