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"From the casually curious to etymology junkies (or anyone who's ever halted a conversation to search the internet for the origin of a word) this book will have something for everyone." --William C. Fox of the YouTube channel Exploring History
#1 Best Seller in Popular Culture, Puzzles & Games, Curiosities & Wonders, Fun Facts, Questions & Answers, and Slang & Word Lists
From Patrick Foote and his popular YouTube channel Name Explain, comes a book for trivia fans that explains the name meanings of a multitude of things. From toys and animals to countries and cities to planets in our solar system, learn the etymology of words in a fun and entertaining way.
Explore the world of names. What is something that literally everything in existence has in common? It all has a name With The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between, you can learn the origins of a multitude of names.
Learn new things. Why is New York called New York? The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between has the answer for you. While author Patrick Foote doesn't claim to know everything, he has garnered a lot of knowledge about language over the years and he's excited to get to share it with you in The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between.
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If you enjoyed books such as The Etymologicon, Timeless Trivia, or The Great Book of American Idioms, you'll want to own The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between.