The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between Volume II
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The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between Volume II

By Patrick Foote

Dive Into the Fun Facts Behind Names and Word Origins

 

#1 Bestseller in Words, Language & Grammar, Etymology

The best-selling book is back in it’s second volume with more names, more words, and even more in-between than before!

 

What’s in a name?  The answer is far more complex and interesting than you may think. From the person behind the popular Youtube channel, NameExplain, comes the second volume of his best-selling book The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between. This new book is a fun, interesting and educational journey through the world of etymology. It covers a huge array of names from a variety of topic areas, and includes a bunch of  random facts behind the names. From first names, to bodies of water―there’s no name big or small, important or obscure that won’t be explained.

Find fun facts. Presented in a light and entertaining manner, The Origin of Names compels you to learn a ton of things you didn’t know you wanted to know. Unlike a dictionary, everything in this book is easy to understand and can be read from start to finish, or in short bursts. It’s also a lot more fun to read―Patrick explains each name with jokes and quips you’re bound to enjoy, and it’s full of pictures too! Be the know-it-all you always wanted to be.

In The Origin of Names you’ll:

  • Learn fascinating word origins and bizarre name meanings
  • Be able to entertain yourself and friends with random facts
  • Gain honor and renown for your unrivaled knowledge of etymology

 

If you enjoyed books like Interesting Stories For Curious People, Stuff You Should Know, or The Great Book of American Idioms, then you’ll love The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between: Volume II.

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