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Words of a Feather

An Etymological Explanation of Astonishing Word Pairs

Words of a Feather by Graeme Donald
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In this quirky and humorous volume, Graeme Donald explores the fascinating links and curious connections between words. While at first these word pairs may appear to have very little in common, owing to years of linguistic shift, their origins can be traced back to the same root. In exploring these etymological twins, Words of a Feather reveals the oddities of the English language and the fascinating stories that have made our vocabulary so rich. The perfect gift for language lovers and history buffs alike, this beautiful book contains over 200 word pairs with a common ancestry.
John Blake; April 2016
240 pages; ISBN 9781784189242
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Title: Words of a Feather
Author: Graeme Donald