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Book details
  • Genre:REFERENCE
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Volume 1
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:300
  • eBook ISBN:9781617926556

Ever Wondered?

by John Zeleznjak

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Overview
A book about the English language, words, phrases, and every day inventions. It explains the history behind words, their meaning and origins. Words used in every day conversations, books, magazines, TV and radio. Interesting and informative.
Description
Want to know the origin of every day words and phrases? Where sayings originate from, or who invented every day products? With 114 topics from A to Z, this book may have the Answers. Impress your family and friends with your knowledge.Topics such as STAR TREK, Cars, Computers, Words, People, Inventions, Films, TV & Radio. Find out ...Who invented every day products such as Super Glue, The Lava Lamp or the Slinky? What is the fuelling bill for a Boeing 747? Why do all Lotus cars start with the letter ‘e’? Where did the term “square meal” come from? When did darts become a sport? Why do men have nipples? Educational as well as helping you understand where, why the English language is weird, wonderful, where the words and their meanings come from, but never queried or asked about in school or at home.
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