Journals Higher Education



23 October 2006

304 Pages | 73 halftones

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195312126

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Totally Weird and Wonderful Words

Edited by Erin McKean

  • Offering a potpourri of colorful and fascinating words compiled by noted lexicographer Erin McKean
  • Containing hundreds of definitions, including 150 words new to this edition and two new essays
  • Featuring full-page cartoon illustrations by Roz Chast and Danny Shanahan
  • Guaranteed to amuse, astonish, and appeal to logophiles everywhere
  • Including a bibliography of Oxford dictionaries and a guide to creating your own unusual words correctly from Greek and Latin roots

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