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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words

A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right

Written by Bill Bryson

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Nigger

The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word

Written by Randall Kennedy

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Origins of the Specious

Myths and Misconceptions of the English Language

Written by Patricia T. O'Conner and Stewart Kellerman

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Names on the Land

A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States

Written by George R. Stewart
Introduction by Matt Weiland

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Ballyhoo, Buckaroo, and Spuds

Ingenious Tales of Words and Their Origins

Written by Michael Quinion