PublisherIcon Books Originally published3 November 2011 Page count288
Publication date3 November 2011 (2011-11-03) SimilarMark Forsyth books, English language books
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The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language is a non-fiction book by Mark Forsyth published in 2011. The book presents the surprising origin of everyday words used in English, with each definition being thematically linked to the next to provide a flowing narrative unlike reference books on etymology. The content of the book was derived from the author's blog, The Inky Fool.