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"[One of] the season's best language books"
The Boston Globe

"Garg's latest little gem will be enjoyed by anyone with a thing for words, language and history."
Publishers Weekly

"[An] entertaining anthology of etymology ... sublime fun"
The Statesman

"An ideal way to enjoy while getting smarter"
Deccan Herald

"A fun, eclectic, informative book."
The Olympian

"An informative and enjoyable book."
The Telegraph

"Here is infotainment at its very best! Read it for fun and to be better informed."
Business Standard

"A slim, fun book."
-Hindustan Times

"The best of the independent Northwest 2007"
-A selection of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association


The Dord, the Diglot, and an Avocado or Two:

The Hidden Lives and Strange Origins of Common and Not-So-Common Words
By Anu Garg
Published by Plume (an imprint of Penguin Group)
ISBN: 9780452288614
Release date: Oct 30, 2007

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Earlier books by Anu Garg:
A Word A Day
Another Word A Day

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