The Horologicon : A Day's Jaunt Through The Lost Words Of The English Language (Hb)

The Horologicon (or book of hours) gives you the most extraordinary words in the English language, arranged according to the hour of the day when you really need them. Do you wake up feeling rough? Then you're philogrobolized. Pretending to work? That's fudgelling, which may lead to rizzling if you feel sleepy after lunch, though by dinner time you will have become a sparkling deipnosophist. From Mark Forsyth, author of the bestselling The Etymologicon, this is a book of weird words for familiar situations. From ante-jentacular to snudge by way of quafftide and wamblecropt, at last you can say, with utter accuracy, exactly what you mean.

Product Overview
ISBN 9781848314153
Categories BX, Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction: Personal Development, Reference, WBD
Author(s) Mark Forsyth
Publisher Icon Books
Pages 272
Format Hardback
Dimensions 13.4cm x 2.8cm x 20.5cm
Weight 0.47 kg
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