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9781787478589

A Word for Every Day of the Year

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  • ISBN13:

    9781787478589

  • ISBN10:

    1787478580

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-08-03
  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
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Summary

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


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.

Author Biography

Steven Poole is the author of Rethink, Unspeak, and other books. He writes the 'Word of the Week' column in the Guardian, and essays and reviews for many publications.

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