One-Minute Word Histories: No.3 – Skulduggery

In the third of this short series of films, historical lexicographer Elizabeth Knowles talks about the history of the word ‘skulduggery’ and suggests a reason for its enduring appeal.

There are more tips on how to pursue word histories for yourself in her new book, How to Read a Word (Oxford University Press, 2010).

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