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Funk, Charles Earle 1881-1957

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Works: 49 works in 211 publications in 2 languages and 7,898 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 )
16 editions published between 1948 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,102 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 )
19 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in English and held by 1,955 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 )
18 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in English and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book contains "hundreds of words arranged alphabetically, with their derivationa, and the circumstances that brought them into our language
Funk & Wagnalls new practical Standard dictionary of the English language by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
47 editions published between 1572 and 1962 in English and held by 535 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 431 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
What's the name, please? A guide to the correct pronunciation of current prominent names by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
9 editions published between 1936 and 1938 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funk & Wagnalls new Standard dictionary of the English language by Isaac K Funk ( Book )
22 editions published between 1926 and 1958 in English and French and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funk & Wagnalls new College Standard dictionary of the English language by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
20 editions published between 1947 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funk & Wagnalls new standard encyclopedia year book ( )
in English and held by 48 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 )
2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funk & Wagnalls new Desk Standard dictionary. Em-pha-type ed by Charles Earle Funk ( Book )
2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A daily guide to knowledge by Frank H Vizetelly ( Book )
3 editions published between 1944 and 1948 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funk & Wagnalls new standard encyclopedia year book ( Book )
in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funk & Wagnalls "Standard" high school dictionary of the English language ( Book )
3 editions published between 1946 and 1955 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funk & Wagnalls New standard dictionary of the English language : upon original plans ( Book )
4 editions published between 1942 and 1952 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Earle Funk, Charles
Funk, Charles E.
Languages
English (176)
French (1)
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