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An anagram transposes the letters of a common word or phrase to form another word or phrase with some relevance to the original (e,g. Astronomer into Moon Starer). A book for word-lovers, this Dictionary of Anagrams is arranged alphabetically & covers approximately 20,000 words, including proper names, with all their known anagrams. It is an essential reference source for crossword puzzle enthusiasts, Scrabble players & aficionados of all manner of word games. The dictionary also includes a brief history of anagrams from the Ancient Greeks & the Romans to the present day & explains why they came to be invested with mystical properties & associations.
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Book Description Wordsworth Ref., 1982. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0756760380