The Horologicon

The Horologicon

A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language

Book - 2013
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Do you wake up feeling rough? Then you're philogrobolized. Find yourself pretending to work? That's fudgelling. And this could lead to rizzling, if you feel sleepy after lunch. Though you are sure to become a sparkling deipnosopbist by dinner. Just don't get too vinomadefied; a drunk dinner companion is never appreciated. The Horologicon (or book of hours) contains the most extraordinary words in the English language, arranged according to what hour of the day you might need them. From Mark Forsyth, the author of the #1 international bestseller, The Etymologicon, comes 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.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2013
Edition: Berkley trade paperback ed
ISBN: 9780425264379
0425264378
Characteristics: xiv, 286 p. ; 20 cm

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drownloader Dec 21, 2013

Please order this in physical book format

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