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Publisher Comments:

Fun & Games For Language Lovers. Some of these games are as easy as rolling off a log, while others may leave you stumped (until you peek at the answers). But whether you play alone or with friends, this collection of matchless semantic antics will bring you hours of lexicological pleasure.

About the Author

Richard Lederer is the author of more than 30 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current book, Presidential Trivia. He has been profiled in magazines as diverse as The New Yorker, People, and the National Enquirer and frequently appears on radio as a commentator on language. Dr. Lederer's syndicated column, "Looking at Language," appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International's Golden Gavel winner.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671689094
Editor:
Pfefferblit, Elaine
Author:
Pfefferblit, Elaine
Author:
Lederer, Richard
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Vocabulary
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Etymology
Subject:
Word games
Subject:
English language -- Etymology -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Subject:
English language -- Etymology.
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Reference-Spelling and Vocabulary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
745
Publication Date:
September 1991
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.31 in 13.44 oz

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