Verbivore's Feast (Hardcover)

A Banquet of Word

By Chrysti, Whitney Smith, Chrysti M. Smith

Farcountry Press, 9781560372653

Publication Date: May 1, 2004

List Price: 24.95*
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What led to the expression ?let the cat out of the bag?? Why do we call blondes ?towheads?? For Pete's sake, what is a fangle? In this humorous and engaging collection of word origins and histories, the famed host of the ?Chrysti the Wordsmith? series (heard on Yellowstone Public Radio, Montana Public Radio, Montana State University's KGLT-FM, and Armed Forces Radio and Television Service) shares the stories behind the words. This irresistible medley is a must for word lovers everywhere.