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Word RoundsWord Rounds by Barton J. Gershen
Dr. Gershen has long been fascinated by the language of medicine, a language of arcane words peculiar to his profession. In this book, designed for his colleagues as well as for the general public, he reaches far and wide for the origin of these words and how they were derived into modem day medical language.


Tracks That SpeakTracks That Speak: The Legacy of Native American Words in North American Culture by Charles L. Cutler
Cutler offers 70 fascinating studies, each focusing on a particular word borrowed from a Native American language. He tells readers about the words themselves and about the things they stood--and stand--for, illuminating not only the roles these things played in traditional Indian societies but also the roles they continue to play in America today.


Thereby Hangs a TaleThereby Hangs a Tale: Stories of Curious Word Origins by Charles Earle Funk
English has hundreds of everyday words that originated or acquired their meanings in unusual ways. Dictionaries don't have the space to tell all the mysteries but Dr. Funk, with humor and insight, tells the strange and intriguing stories of hundreds of words and how they came to be a part of the language.


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