The Little Book of Lost Words

Collywobbles, Snollygosters, and 94 Other Surprisingly Useful Terms Worth Resurrecting
Product Number: EB00745665
Released: Sep 03, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780399582684
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
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Description

The founder of History Hustle presents a handy guide for expressing yourself with history's best words. This collection features scores of unique words from history that deal with surprisingly modern issues like sleeping in and procrastination-proving that some things never change! The Little Book of Lost Words presents each term that's ready to be brought back into modern-day use, complete with definition, hilarious sample sentence, and cheeky historical art. You'll learn new words for the cozy room where you like to Netflix and chill (snuggery), for a dishonest politician (snollygoster), and for a young person who sleeps through the day and doesn't work (dewdropper). If you like Lost in Translation, Shakespeare Insult Generator, Drunk History, and Roald Dahl-and you delight in the way words like blatteroon and flapdoodle roll off the tongue-then you're the word lover this book was written for. Want to know what a fizgig or groke is? Read this book!

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Author(s): Joe Gillard
Original Publish Date: Sep 03, 2019

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