Alphabet juice: the energies, gists, and spirits of letters, words, and combinations thereof : their roots, bones, innards, piths, pips, and secret parts, tinctures,tonics, and essences : with examples of their usage foul and savory

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Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
Pub. Date:
2008.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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From sources as venerable as the OED and as fresh as Urbandictionary.com, and especially from the author's own wide-ranging experience, this book derives an organic take on language that is unlike any other.
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9780374103699
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subject_facet English language -- Dictionaries -- Humor, Vocabulary -- Humor
title_display Alphabet juice : the energies, gists, and spirits of letters, words, and combinations thereof : their roots, bones, innards, piths, pips, and secret parts, tinctures,tonics, and essences : with examples of their usage foul and savory
title_full Alphabet juice : the energies, gists, and spirits of letters, words, and combinations thereof : their roots, bones, innards, piths, pips, and secret parts, tinctures,tonics, and essences : with examples of their usage foul and savory / Roy Blount, Jr.
title_short Alphabet juice :
title_sub the energies, gists, and spirits of letters, words, and combinations thereof : their roots, bones, innards, piths, pips, and secret parts, tinctures,tonics, and essences : with examples of their usage foul and savory
topic_facet English language, Vocabulary