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9781491024003 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 30, 2014, cover price $14.95

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A collection of weird, wacky words and their origins shows readers how to improve their vocabulary and offers a brief history of the evolution of many well-known words and expressions. Original.

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9780812520484 | Reissue edition (Tom Doherty Assoc Llc, August 1, 1994), cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Traces the origin of common English words, and looks at slang words, collective nouns, tongue twisters, acronyms, riddles, and palindromes

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Because she boasts that she weaves better than anyone, Arachne is turned into a spider

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9780671691240 | Silver Pr, June 1, 1991, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Because she boasts that she weaves better than anyone, Arachne is turned into a spider

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9780671691202 | Silver Pr, June 1, 1991, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Because she boasts that she weaves better than anyone, Arachne is turned into a spider

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Kidnapped by pirates, young Dionysus turns his cold-hearted captors into friendly dolphins

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9780671691257 | Silver Pr, June 1, 1991, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Kidnapped by pirates, young Dionysus turns his cold-hearted captors into friendly dolphins

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9780671691219 | Silver Pr, June 1, 1991, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Kidnapped by pirates, young Dionysus turns his cold-hearted captors into friendly dolphins

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