Horologicon: a day's jaunt through the lost words of the English language
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New York, NY : Berkley Trade, 2013, c2012.
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Berkley trade paperback edition.
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xiv, 286 pages ; 20 cm.
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Loveland Adult Nonfiction
420.9 Forsyth, M.
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From Mark Forsyth, the author of the #1 international bestseller, The Etymologicon , comes a book of weird words for familiar situations. 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. 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. From ante-jentacular to snudge by way of quafftide and wamblecropt , at last you can say, with utter accuracy, exactly what you mean.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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"--,Provided by publisher.
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Forsyth, M. (20132012). Horologicon: a day's jaunt through the lost words of the English language. Berkley trade paperback edition. New York, NY: Berkley Trade.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Forsyth, Mark. 20132012. Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language. New York, NY: Berkley Trade.

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Forsyth, Mark, Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language. New York, NY: Berkley Trade, 20132012.

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Forsyth, Mark. Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language. Berkley trade paperback edition. New York, NY: Berkley Trade, 20132012. Print.

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