Cover of: By Any Other Name | Michael D. Shook

By Any Other Name

An Informative and Entertaining Look at How Hundreds of People, Places and Things Got Their Names

1st ed.

Published by Prentice Hall General Reference in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Why is New York called the Big Apple and Chicago called the Windy City? What famous comedienne once went by Dianne Belmont? How did Baby Ruth, Alka-Seltzer, Tootsie Roll, and the Hula Hoop get their names?

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
422
Library of Congress
PE1578.A2 S56 1994

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiii, 267 p. ;
Number of pages
267

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1168514M
Internet Archive
byanyothername00shoo
ISBN 10
0671864750
LC Control Number
94150541
OCLC/WorldCat
29927134
Library Thing
852730
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