Books About Words

by Bob Cunningham

Michael Quinion has at his Web site reviews of the following books that should be of interest to word lovers:

  • Two Books on Wordplay, by David Crystal and Richard Lederer
  • America in So Many Words, by David K Barnhart & Allan A Metcal
  • Coined by Shakespeare, by Jeffrey McQuain and Stanley Malless
  • A Glossary for The Nineties, by David Rowan
  • Jesse's Word of the Day, By Jesse Sheidlower
  • The Slang of Sin, By Tom Dalzell

See Michael Quinion's complete list of book and CD reviews at World Wide Words.