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Funk, Charles Earle 1881-1957

Overview
Works: 73 works in 275 publications in 2 languages and 9,707 library holdings
Genres: Terms and phrases  Dictionaries  History  Chronology 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PE1689, 422
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Most widely held works by Charles Earle Funk
A hog on ice : and other curious expressions by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
21 editions published between 1948 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lexicographer compiles data on the origins and meanings of a treasury of more than four hundred curious sayings and expressions, from "letting the cat out of the bag" to "going on a wild-goose chase."
Heavens to Betsy! And other curious sayings by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
24 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in English and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation of familiar American sayings with notes on their origins
Thereby hangs a tale; stories of curious word origins by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
19 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in English and held by 1,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book contains "hundreds of words arranged alphabetically, with their derivationa, and the circumstances that brought them into our language
Horsefeathers, and other curious words by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
18 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Origins of interesting words are discussed in this book together with those of more than six hundred other common terms like hallmark, kickshaw, polecat, sherry, talesman, torpedo and zodiac
Funk & Wagnalls new practical Standard dictionary of the English language by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
39 editions published between 1572 and 1962 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2107 curious word origins, sayings & expressions from white elephants to a song & dance by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume contains entertaining trivia about clichés, word origins, historic events, classical literature, and frontier humor used in the English language. It reveals the sometimes surprising, often amusing, and always fascinating roots of more than 2,000 vernacular words and expressions. From "kangaroo court" to "one-horse town", from "face the music" to "hocus-pocus," it tells the stories of hundreds of these sayings and the circumstances that brought them into our everyday speech
Funk & Wagnalls new Standard dictionary of the English language by Isaac K Funk ( Book )
30 editions published between 1926 and 1958 in English and French and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What's the name, please? A guide to the correct pronunciation of current prominent names by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
10 editions published between 1936 and 1938 in English and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funk & Wagnalls new College Standard dictionary of the English language by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
19 editions published between 1947 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funk & Wagnalls new standard encyclopedia year book ( )
in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
25,000 words, spelled, divided, and accented, for the use of stenographers, students, authors, and proof-readers by Louis A Leslie ( Book )
3 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funk & Wagnalls new desk standard dictionary by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
5 editions published between 1948 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The New Standard dictionary of the English language by Funk & Wagnalls Company ( Book )
6 editions published between 1938 and 1953 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funk & Wagnalls new standard encyclopedia year book ( Book )
in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A daily guide to knowledge by Frank H Vizetelly ( Book )
4 editions published between 1936 and 1948 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2107 curious word origins, sayings & expressions : from white elephants to songdance by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Earle Funk, Charles
Funk, Charles E.
Languages
English (211)
French (1)
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