qA gold mine of word histories for reference or browsing. Covers the origins of 1, 500 words. Over 600 engagingly written articles. Explore the stories behind our vocabulary.qAnother carriage name that has become part of the automobile lexicon is brougham. ... Le Guide du Carros- sier, suggested that since automobile designers borrowed automobile ideas from the carriage trade, the idea should also be reversed, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories|
|Publisher||:||Merriam-Webster - 1991-01-01|