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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.
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 namesThere are mice in your muscles, and blackbirds...
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