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Oddities and curiosities of words and literature (Gleanings for the Airian)

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and annotated by Martin Gardner.
ContributionsGardner, Martin, 1914-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13707356M

May 12,  · The earliest natural history museums — the cabinets of curiosities of the 16th and 17th centuries — were always understood as reflecting the works of the divine, a “Book of Nature” to. In each episode, Fry explores the oddities and celebrates the curiosities of the language we use. His love of words is indulged with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity at all times. From puns and metaphors to clichés and gibberish, this famously witty, incisive and engaging series explores the joys of the English language/5(99). The English language is vast enough to supply us with a word for every occasion—and this linguistic “wunderkammer” is here to prove precisely that. So whatever date this book has found its way into your hands, there’s an entire year’s worth of linguistic curiosities waiting to be found.


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