Readership: Suitable for language enthusiasts and language students, or any adult or young person interested in words and their development; academic libraries; dictionary compilers.
Julia Cresswell, Freelance
"A fascinating book for anyone interested in the English language." - Writing Magazine
"This book is as engrossing...as it is enlightening...erudite and delightful work." - Christopher Hirst, The Independent
"I enjoyed picking up this chattily written dictionary." - Dot Wordsworth, Spectator
"It is an ideal stocking filler...a delightful cornucopia of derivations." - Crawford Gillian, East Anglian Daily Times