WorldCat Identities

Funk, Charles Earle

Overview
Works: 5 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 1,645 library holdings
Genres: Terms and phrases 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PE1574, 422
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Earle Funk
Horsefeathers, and other curious words by Charles Earle Funk( Book )
17 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in English and held by 1,617 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
A hog on ice : and other curious expressions by Charles Earle Funk( Book )
8 editions published between 1948 and 1985 in English and held by 11 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."
Thereby hangs a tale; stories of curious word origins by Charles Earle Funk( Book )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book contains "hundreds of words arranged alphabetically, with their derivationa, and the circumstances that brought them into our language
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 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2107 curious word origins, sayings & expressions : from white elephants to song dance by Charles Earle Funk( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.20 for Horsefeath ... to 0.47 for 2107 curio ...)
Languages
English (34)
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