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The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities
The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities: A Yearbook of Forgotten Words | Paul Anthony Jones
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Paul Anthony Jones has unearthed a wealth of strange and forgotten words: illuminating some aspect of the day, or simply telling a cracking good yarn, each reveals a story. Written with a light touch that belies the depth of research it contains, this is both a fascinating compendium of etymology and a captivating historical miscellany.
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Maude
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Want to be a word-grubber? Then this is the book for you 😁 I loved the idea of an obscure word and its story a day! I think I'll be giving out some copies to my word nerd friends for Christmas. Thanks to #netgalley for a chance to read and enjoy this fun book.

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Lizpixie
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Was not expecting this much accuracy from an @bookriot quiz! It‘s amazing how many words there are,just in the English language, that are so unused that most people have no clue what you‘re talking about. Go take the quiz & learn something new🤗 #wordadaykeepsthefoolsaway

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Louise I got “kerfuffle”, saying I‘m full of energy and hard to ignore. Hmmm. These days, I‘d venture to say that‘s wildly inaccurate! 😂 12mo
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