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"Bakku-shan" and Goethe's Faust


Tomoyuki Tanaka


In Feb. 2008 issue of Word Ways, Philip Cohen reviews two books: (1) Word Fugitives: In Pursuit of Wanted Words by Barbara Wallraff (HarperCollins 2006), and (2) The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words from Around the World by Adam Jacot de Boinod (Penguin 2006).