Journals Higher Education



24 October 2002

144 Pages | 36 line illus.

5 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780195159059

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Weird and Wonderful Words

Edited by Erin McKean
Illustrated by Roz Chast and Foreword by Simon Winchester

  • A collection of colorful and strange words.
  • Compiled by noted lexicographer Erin McKean.
  • Contains hundreds of definitions written in a clear and conversational style accompanied by full-page cartoon illustrations by Roz Chast.
  • Features a bibliography of Oxford dictionaries.
  • A guide to creating your own unusual words correctly from Greek and Latin roots.

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