A Word for Every Day of the Year

by Steven Poole

A weird and wonderful word and its meaning for every day of the year. 'A lexicological delight' Professor David Crystal Who 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.

ISBN: 9781787478572

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Date of Publication: 03/10/2019

  
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