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Having seen something written by Bob Holder as a schoolboy, T. S. Eliot remarked 'That boy loves words'. This love of language underlies this new edition of A Dictionary of Euphemisms.

Bob has lived in West Monkton, near Taunton, since 1951. He has worked for manufacturing companies in Ireland, Belgium, and North America in addition to those in the United Kingdom and has also held a number of public appointments. From 1974 to 1984 he was Treasurer of the University of Bath and
remained a Pro-Chancellor until 1997. He is also the author of Thinking About Management (Warner, 1994).



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English language -- Euphemism -- Dictionaries.
English language -- Synonyms and antonyms.
Vocabulary.