Family Words: A Dictionary Of The Secret Language Of Families (How America Speaks Series)
Family Words: A Dictionary Of The Secret Language Of Families (How America Speaks Series)

Family Words: A Dictionary Of The Secret Language Of Families (How America Speaks Series)

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Providing a vast collection of words developed in households across the country and through the decades, thiscreative referencebook defines crafty words createdwithin specific families. These wordscarry significantmeaningwithinthe originatingfamily unitbut aremeaningless to those outside.For example,a gluebottom isthe name for theguest who would not leaveand ootocks became the expression for shoes and socks when a child was unable to pronounce the words individually. Thisdictionaryincludes thestories andinterpretationnecessaryfor all readers to appreciatethese amusing and useful words and phrases.

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