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    BAGELS BUMF AND BUSES : A Day in the Life of the English Language
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    ISBN: 9780198832270
    Title: BAGELS BUMF AND BUSES : A Day in the Life of the English Language
    Author: HOROBIN SIMON
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Where do our everyday words come from?

    The bagel you eat for breakfast, the bumf you have to wade through at the office, and the bus that takes you home again: we use these words without thinking about their origins and how their meanings have changed over time. Simon Horobin takes the reader on a journey through a typical day, showing how the words we use to describe routine activities - getting up, going to work, eating meals - have surprisingly fascinating histories.

    Imprint: OXFORD
    RRP: $34.99

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