Reviews and Blog Posts: etymology

The etymologicon : a circular stroll through the hidden connections of the English language

by Mark Forsyth

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I enjoy reading Mark Forsyth's blog ( and his fascinating histories behind words. His playful tone can sometimes border on pontificating, especially if you aren't cozy with the OED.  Want to learn more about the OED? Check out Simon Winchester's The Meaning of Everything. 

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