Word Origins And How We Know Them: Etymology for Everyone by Anatoly Liberman
English | April 13th, 2009 | ASIN: B006K0M30E, ISBN: 0195387074, 0195161475 | 333 pages | AZW3 | 0.93 MB
Millions of people want to know the origin of the words they use. Word columns in daily newspapers and numerous books attempt to satisfy their curiosity. Word histories are usually digested like pills: the user is interested in getting well, not in the chemistry of the prescribed medication.