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              A Christmas Cornucopia: The Hidden Stories Behind Our Yuletide Traditions

              A Christmas Cornucopia: The Hidden Stories Behind Our Yuletide Traditions (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Forsyth, Mark

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              The unpredictable origins and etymologies of our cracking Christmas customs For something that happens every year of our lives, we really don't know much about Christmas. We don't know that the date we celebrate was chosen by a madman, or that Christmas, etymologically speaking, ...

              ISBN 9780241267738
              Published 1 December 2016 by Penguin
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              The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase

              The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase (Paperback)

              By Forsyth, Mark

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              A new cover look for all three of Mark Forsyth's brilliant books on words and phrases, on the 5th anniversary of The Etymologicon's publication.

              ISBN 9781785781728
              Published 3 January 2017 by Icon Books Ltd
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              The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language
               

              The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language (EPUB ebook)

              By Forsyth, Mark

              The massive Christmas 2011 bestseller and Radio 4 Book of the Week

              ISBN 9781848313194
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              Language en
              Published 3 November 2011 by Faber Factory
              Interest Age 18+ years
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              The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language
               

              The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language (Paperback)

              By Forsyth, Mark

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              Mark Forsyth's bestselling day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words, in paperback for the first time

              ISBN 9781848315983
              Published 15 August 2013 by Icon Books Ltd
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              Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged edition: Over 700,000 Words and Phrases

              Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged edition: Over 700,000 Words and Phrases (Hardback, 12th Revised edition)

              By Dictionaries, Collins; Introduction by Forsyth, Mark; Contributions by Mangan, Lucy

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              Collins is proud to announce a major new edition of its flagship dictionary. Updated with the latest terms to enter the language, Collins English Dictionary is not only comprehensive and authoritative, but also offers outstanding coverage of world, regional and dialect English.

              ISBN 9780007522743
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780008284374
              Published 24 November 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Collins Complete and Unabridged
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              A Short History of Drunkenness

              A Short History of Drunkenness (Hardback)

              By Forsyth, Mark

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              Almost every culture on earth has drink, and where there's drink there's drunkenness. But in every age and in every place drunkenness is a little bit different. It can be religious, it can be sexual, it can be the duty of kings or the relief of peasants. It can be an offering to ...

              ISBN 9780241297681
              Published 13 November 2017 by Penguin
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              The Horologicon
               

              The Horologicon (EPUB ebook)

              By Forsyth, Mark

              Mark Forsyth's bestselling day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words, in paperback for the first time

              ISBN 9781848314306
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              Published 1 November 2012 by Faber Factory
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              A Short History of Drunkenness
                

              A Short History of Drunkenness (EPUB ebook)

              By Forsyth, Mark

              Almost every culture on earth has drink, and where there's drink there's drunkenness. But in every age and in every place drunkenness is a little bit different. It can be religious, it can be sexual, it can be the duty of kings or the relief of peasants. It can be an offering to ...

              ISBN 9780241980101
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              Published 2 November 2017 by Penguin
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              The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language

              The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language (Paperback)

              By Forsyth, Mark

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              A new cover look for the 5th anniversary of Mark Forsyth's brilliant Sunday Times Number One bestseller.

              ISBN 9781785781704
              Published 3 January 2017 by Icon Books Ltd
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              The Unknown Unknown: Bookshops and the delight of not getting what you wanted

              The Unknown Unknown: Bookshops and the delight of not getting what you wanted (Paperback, UK ed.)

              By Forsyth, Mark

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              A brilliantly funny and clever exploration of why it's only in a bookshop that you'll find something you never knew you wanted to read, from the author of The Etymologicon, The Horologicon and The Elements of Eloquence

              ISBN 9781848317840
              Published 4 September 2014 by Icon Books Ltd
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