Willard R. Espy The Words Gotten Out

ISBN 13: 9780517079409

The Words Gotten Out

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The noted comic poet, punster, and author celebrates the English language with statements on everything from polygamy to mermaids to egg timers

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The eighth in Espy's inimitable "words at play" series, this compendium includes verses, quotations, rebuses, limericks, acrostics, anagrams, pangrams, palindromes, and Espy's own commentary in verse. We can learn interesting information, we can have a good laugh, and we can feel frustrated by impossible word puzzles. Espy is a bit sexist, a bit too old-fashioned, and a bit pedantic with his Latin and Greek, but he has a wide following among lovers of languages and language games. Every library should have his complete works.
- Kitty Chen Dean, Nassau Coll., Garden City, N.Y.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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