Hot For Words: Answers to All Your Burning Questions About Words and Their Meanings

Paperback | August 18, 2009

byMarina Orlova

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Brilliant philologist and sexy YouTube sensation Marina Orlova is Hot For Words—and you will be too when you join her on a titillating journey through the origins and meanings of words and phrases. Combining fascinating philology and etymology with provocative, full-colored photos of the alluring author, Hot For Words makes intelligence almost unbearably sexy…and lots of fun!

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Brilliant philologist and sexy YouTube sensation Marina Orlova is Hot For Words—and you will be too when you join her on a titillating journey through the origins and meanings of words and phrases. Combining fascinating philology and etymology with provocative, full-colored photos of the alluring author, Hot For Words makes intelligenc...

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Intelligence is sexy.Good morning, dear students, and welcome to my favorite class: philology, or the love of words.For me, nothing is more seductive than a good word origin story. I can't get enough. I mean, have you ever wondered what the word "cocktail" has to do with drinks? Or whether "hussy" was always an insult? Or why Benedict ...

Voted the Sexiest Geek of the Year and a Hottest Woman of the Web, Marina Orlova has degrees in Russian and English language instruction. Her popular YouTube channel has more than 170,000 subscribers, and she's a regular onThe O'Reilly Factor. Marina lives in California.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.12 × 5 × 0.34 inPublished:August 18, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061776319

ISBN - 13:9780061776311

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