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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


  • English language -- Etymology -- Juvenile literature,
  • English language -- Etymology

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About the Edition

Presents the origins of 101 words categorized under people; animals; things that grow; things we eat, drink, wear, ride, use, and enjoy; and other things.

Edition Notes

Statementby Arthur Steckler ; drawings by James Flora.
ContributionsFlora, James.
LC ClassificationsPE1574 .S7
The Physical Object
Pagination[48] p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4714799M
ISBN 100385140738, 0385140746
LC Control Number78001012

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