Word for Every Day of the Year, A

Steven Poole

Format: Hardback, Paperback / softback

Publisher: Quercus Publishing

Published: 03-10-2019

£14.99

A weird and wonderful word and its meaning for every day of the year.

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Description

A weird and wonderful word and its meaning for every day of the year.’A lexicological delight’ Professor David CrystalWho knew that to dringle is to ‘waste time in a lazy lingering manner’? Or that a sudden happy ending could be termed a eucotastrophe? Looking for an alternative word to ‘bullshit’? Then try taradiddle.A Word for Every Day of the Year is a fascinating collection of 366 words and their definitions, perfect for anyone who loves the richness of the English language, its diversity and wants to expand their vocabulary. Each day offers a rare and remarkable word with its history and definition and occasionally a challenge to include it in our lives.

Additional information

Weight 0.526 kg
Dimensions 40 × 142 × 222 mm
Page Count 416