From ‘A’ to ‘ampersand’, English is a wonderfully curious language | Education | theguardian.com

This A to Z of word origins, adapted from Haggard Hawks and Paltry Poltroons by Paul Anthony Jones, collects together 26 unusual etymologies – beginning with the last letter of the alphabet.

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