The Unexpected Evolution of Language: Discover the Surprising Etymology of Everyday Words

The Unexpected Evolution of Language: Discover the Surprising Etymology of Everyday Words

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Did you know that "awful" first originated as a compliment? How about the fact that it was perfectly fine for someone to defecate in their living room? Or that at one time a bully was actually a sweetheart?

You may think that these things sound outlandish, but hundreds of years ago, the words "awful," "defecate," and "bully" meant something entirely different than what we know today. The Unexpected Evolution of Language reveals the origins… (more)

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Publisher: Adams Media (September 18, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 2.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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