Martha Barnette

Martha Barnette is the author of two previous books about word origins, A Garden of Words and Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, she writes a daily word-origins newsletter for thousands of subscribers.

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Dog Days and Dandelions

Martha Barnette
St. Martin's Press

From apian (like a bee) to zodiac (little-animals circle), a word book that spots the animal origins of words and names There are mice in your muscles, and...

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