What's Who?: A Dictionary of Things Named After People and the People They are Named After

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Troubador Publishing Ltd, 2009 - 293 páginas
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This book is an enjoyable reference book, which looks at eponymy, the naming of things after people.
 

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Roger Jones was born in 1939 to Welsh parents. Brought up in Yorkshire on the edge of Ilkley Moor, he was educated at Uppingham School and Jesus College, Oxford. He spent ten years as teacher of English to foreign learners in London, Athens and Oxford and twelve years as smallholder in Wales, breeding sheep and goats, before working for fifteen years as English translator for the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne (the body which represents the Burgundy wine industry). In between times he has worked as a jazz musician, furniture restorer and fencing contractor. He is now retired and devoted full-time to writing.

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