Table of contents for A delightful compendium of unlikely word pairs of common origin : from aardvark/porcelain to zodiac/whiskey / Stewart Edelstein.


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A Word of Gratitude.  
Introduction.  
Aardvark/porcelain.  
Admonish / money.  
Adultery / altruism.  
Album / auburn.  
Alcohol / artichoke.  
Alibi / alien.  
Amnesty / mnemonic.  
ankle / English.  
asterisk / disaster.  
attorney / tournament.  
August / inaugurate.  
bagel / buxom.  
balloon / ballot.  
bankrupt / banquet.  
belly / budget.  
berserk / hopscotch.  
bid / Buddha.  
brassiere / pretzel.  
broker / breakfast.  
buck / butcher.  
bully / friar.  
cadaver / cadence.  
calendar / exclaim.  
camera / comrade.  
canary / cynic.  
candelabra / candidate.  
car / caricature.  
carnival / carnivore.  
carrot / hornet.  
cavalier / chivalrous.  
chaise / lounge / longitude.  
chamelion / human.  
champion / champagne.  
clavicle / clef.  
consider / desire.  
court / horticulture.  
crisscross / cretin.  
damask / damson.  
dean / December.  
dentist / dandelion.  
dextrose / ambidextrous.  
dollar / Neanderthal.  
dubious / doublets.  
endorse / do-si-do.  
enthusiasm / theology.  
feather / hippopotamus.  
flamingo / flamenco.  
flavor / inflate.  
forest / forfeit.  
franc / frankly.  
gazebo / placebo.  
gorge / gargantuan.  
hack / hackneyed.  
hashish / assassin.  
hen / enchant.  
hieroglyphics / clever.  
hill / excellent.  
hostile / hotel.  
iceberg / burglar.  
incredulous / courage.  
inoculate / binoculars.  
jacket / jack-o'-lantern.  
journal / journey.  
jumbo / mumbo jumbo.  
king / pregnant.  
lady / dough.  
lettuce / galaxy.  
lunatic / lynx.  
maniac / automatic.  
menu / minute.  
mug / mugging.  
muscle / mouse.  
noon / nine.  
nostril / thrill.  
OK / kindergarten.  
oxygen / vinegar.  
palindrome / dromedary.  
palm / polkadot.  
panacea / pandemonium.  
parallel / paramecium.  
patter / paternity.  
pavilion / fold.  
pedigree / crane.  
poem / onomatopoeia.  
portmanteau / mantle.  
precocious / apricot.  
quarry / squadron.  
quintessence / fist.  
re / rebus.  
remorse / morsel.  
sabotage / boot.  
salacious / salmon.  
salary / sausage.  
sanguine / sanguinary.  
satisfy / sad.  
science / nice.  
senator / senile.  
sherbet / syrup.  
sherry / jersey.  
smile / mirror.  
sorcerer / series.  
stun / Thursday.  
tractor / contract.  
tradition / date.  
trivia / triangle.  
tryst / betrothal.  
turban / tulip.  
uncouth / enormous.  
universe / inch.  
up / supine.  
verdict / warlock.  
vicar / wicker.  
war / liverwurst.  
window / nirvana.  
witch / vegetable.  
Xmas / Xray.  
yoga / conjugal.  
zero / decipher.  
zodiac / whiskey.  
Suggested Reading.  
Index of Indo-European Roots.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: English language Etymology, Indo-European languages Influence on English, English language Cognate words, English language Roots