Wordcatcher

Wordcatcher

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Who knew that the great country of Canada is named for a mistake? How about "bedswerver," the best Elizabethan insult to hurl at a cheating boyfriend? By exploring the delightful back stories of the 250 words in Wordcatcher, readers are lured by language and entangled in etymologies. Author Phil Cousineau takes us on a tour into the obscure territory of word origins with great erudition and endearing curiosity. The English poet W. H. Auden was once asked to teach… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Viva Editions (March 15, 2010)

Collection: Viva Editions

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 1.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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