Another Word A Day: An All-New Romp through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words in English

Another Word A Day: An All-New Romp through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words in English

Anu Garg


A smorgasbord of bizarre, vague, and unique words

In this pleasant encore to the nationwide bestseller A notice an afternoon, Anu Garg, the founding father of the wildly renowned A be aware an afternoon site (wordsmith.org), provides an all-new number of strange, interesting phrases and real-life anecdotes that may thrill writers, students, and be aware buffs in all places. one other observe an afternoon celebrates the English language in all its quirkiness, grandeur, and enjoyable, and contours new chapters starting from ""Words shaped Erroneously"" and ""Red-Herring Words"" to ""Kangaroo Words,"" ""Discover the Theme,"" and ""What Does That corporation identify Mean?"" In them, you will discover a treasure trove of curious and compelling phrases, together with agelast, dragoman, mittimus, nyctalopia, quacksalver, scission, tattersall, and zugzwang. each one access features a concise definition, etymology, and utilization instance, interspersed with illuminating quotations.

Praise for a notice a day

""Anu Garg's many readers look forward to their A note an afternoon rations hungrily. Now eventually here is a dinner party for them and different verbivores. consume up!""
--Barbara Wallraff, Senior Editor at The Atlantic Monthly and writer of Word Court

""AWADies could be conversant in Anu Garg's clean method of phrases: phrases are enjoyable they usually have attention-grabbing histories.""
--John Simpson, leader Editor, Oxford English Dictionary

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