Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins

by William Morris

  • ISBN: 9780060158620
  • ISBN10: 006015862X

Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins

by William Morris

  • List Price: $38.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher: Harpercollins
  • Publish date: 02/01/1988
  • ISBN: 9780060158620
  • ISBN10: 006015862X
used Add to Cart $1.12
You save: 97%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $47.83
Marketplace Item
Description: The first Edition of the "Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins detailed the fascinating and little known stories behind thousands of words and phrases that we use every day. In this new edition, William and Mary Morris update and expand their classic work to keep pace with our ever changing language.

New entries include:

"New trends"--crack, glitch, greenmail, Harrier attack airplanes

"Foreign terms"--falafel, geisha, jihad, paparazzi

"People--batman, dead end kid, Dutch uncle, hatchet man, Young Turks

"Given names"--Chester, Edith, Jennifer and others

"Food--Adam and Eve on a raft, alligator pear, grapefruit, Harriet Lane

"Sports--box score, cheese champions, full court press

"and many more"

Throughout the Morris's present the histories of intriguing expressions in an eminently entertaining and readable fashion.

Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Once Upon A Time Books
Location: Tontitown, AR
Condition: Good
This is a used book in good condition and may show some signs of use or wear.
Price:
$1.12
Comments:
This is a used book in good condition and may show some signs of use or wear.
Seller: Better World Books West
Location: Mishawaka, IN
Condition: Good
Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may
[...]
Price:
$1.66
Comments:
Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may
[...]
Seller: Owls Books
Location: Toledo, OH
Condition: Good
All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor
[...]
Price:
$1.67
Comments:
All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor
[...]
Seller: Hippo Books
Location: Toledo, OH
Condition: Acceptable
Noticeably used book. Text is legible but may be soiled and have binding
[...]
Price:
$1.67
Comments:
Noticeably used book. Text is legible but may be soiled and have binding
[...]
Seller: Coas Books, Inc.
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
2nd Edition. Ex-Library: Will contain library markings. Possible defects such
[...]
Price:
$2.10
Comments:
2nd Edition. Ex-Library: Will contain library markings. Possible defects such
[...]
Seller: Goodwill Indus. of Central FL.
Location: Orlando, FL
Condition: Good
The dust jacket is in rough shape, shows significant wear. This is a hard
[...]
Price:
$2.30
Comments:
The dust jacket is in rough shape, shows significant wear. This is a hard
[...]
Seller: Friends of the Phoenix Library
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
100% of this purchase will support literacy programs through a nonprofit organization!
Price:
$2.80
Comments:
100% of this purchase will support literacy programs through a nonprofit organization!
Seller: Hawking Books
Location: Upland, CA
Condition: Good
006015862X Meets the good condition guidelines. Has some staining. Has wear. Five star seller-Buy with confidence!
Price:
$3.13
Comments:
006015862X Meets the good condition guidelines. Has some staining. Has wear. Five star seller-Buy with confidence!
Seller: HPB-Blue
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$3.37
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: ARC Foundation Thrift Store
Location: Ventura, CA
Condition: Good
006015862X YOUR PURCHASE BENEFITS THOSE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES TO LIVE A BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE.
Price:
$3.92
Comments:
006015862X YOUR PURCHASE BENEFITS THOSE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES TO LIVE A BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE.
Seller: HPB-Emerald
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$4.50
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: HPB-Ruby
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$4.50
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: HPB Inc.
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$4.50
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB
Location: Frederick, MD
Condition: Very Good
Very Good condition. Very Good dust jacket. 2nd edition.
Price:
$5.40
Comments:
Very Good condition. Very Good dust jacket. 2nd edition.
Seller: HPB-Blue
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$5.62
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: HPB Inc.
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$5.83
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: WonderBook
Location: Frederick, MD Ask seller a question
Condition: Very Good
Very Good condition. Very Good dust jacket. 2nd edition.
Price:
$5.92
Comments:
Very Good condition. Very Good dust jacket. 2nd edition.
Seller: HPB-Ruby
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$7.18
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: HPB-Diamond
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$7.30
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$7.99
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Seller: Crestview Books
Location: Westerville, OH
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
Very nice hardback and jacket. Light wear. Gift inscription inside. Text is
[...]
Price:
$17.97
Comments:
Very nice hardback and jacket. Light wear. Gift inscription inside. Text is
[...]
Seller: BingoBooks2
Location: Vancouver, WA
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
2ND EDITION HARDBACK BOOK AND DUST JACKET IN VERY GOOD-PLUS CONDITION.
Price:
$30.37
Comments:
2ND EDITION HARDBACK BOOK AND DUST JACKET IN VERY GOOD-PLUS CONDITION.
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: New
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$47.83
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).