The Painted Word

by Phil Cousineau
The Painted Word

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The Painted Word celebrates the mysterious quirks of the English language in all its glory. Award-winning writer, teacher and editor Phil Cousineau presents a compendium bursting full of weird and wonderful words and unearths their fascinating stories. A serial logophile and mythologist, Cousineau begins each entry with his own definition, includes the etymology, usage and companion words. This word-lover's companion is a hand-picked assortment of Cousineau's most intriguing cases.
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The Painted Word celebrates the mysterious quirks of the English language in all its glory. Award-winning writer, teacher and editor Phil Cousineau presents a compendium bursting full of weird and wonderful words and unearths their fascinating stories. A serial logophile and mythologist, Cousineau begins each entry with his own definition, includes the etymology, usage and companion words. This word-lover's companion is a hand-picked assortment of Cousineau's most intriguing cases.

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