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Fighting Words: From War, Rebellion, and Other Combative Capers
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dell Pub Co
Publication date August 1, 1990
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780440206668
ISBN-10 0440206669
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $5.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: An astonishing number of words and phrases have entered our language from warfare, including Jeep, bazooka, and G.I. as well as words such as magazine and wardrobe, which have since lost their military meaning. Here are nearly 1,000 terms, alphabetically arranged, including new phrases such as ethnic cleansing and Gulf War syndrome.

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This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781557780560
 
from Paragon House (April 1, 1989); titled "Fighting Words: From War, Rebellion and Other Combative Capers"
9781557780560 | details & prices | List price $19.95
About: An astonishing number of words and phrases have entered our language from warfare, including Jeep, bazooka, and G.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780440206668 Book cover for 9780844202853
 
2nd edition from Ntc Pub Group (February 1, 1999)
9780844202853 | details & prices | 284 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $15.95
About: An astonishing number of words and phrases have entered our language from warfare, including Jeep, bazooka, and G.
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With Margaret Eby | Reprint edition from Dell Pub Co (August 1, 1990)
9780440206668 | details & prices | List price $5.95
This edition also contains South Toward Home: Travels in Southern Literature
About: An astonishing number of words and phrases have entered our language from warfare, including Jeep, bazooka, and G.
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780393241112
 
from W W Norton & Co Inc (September 8, 2015)
9780393241112 | details & prices | 240 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.78 lbs | List price $25.95
About: A literary travelogue into the heart of classic Southern literature.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780393353297 Book cover for 9780440206668
 
Reprint edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (September 13, 2016)
9780393353297 | details & prices | 240 pages | List price $15.95
About: “Well-informed and lively.
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With Christine Ammer | Reprint edition from Dell Pub Co (August 1, 1990); titled "Fighting Words: From War, Rebellion, and Other Combative Capers"
9780440206668 | details & prices | List price $5.95
This edition also contains Fighting Words: From War, Rebellion, and Other Combative Capers
About: An astonishing number of words and phrases have entered our language from warfare, including Jeep, bazooka, and G.

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