Another Word A Day: An All-New Romp through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words in English

Another Word A Day: An All-New Romp through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words in English

Anu Garg


A smorgasbord of unusual, imprecise, and unique words

In this pleasant encore to the nationwide bestseller A be aware an afternoon, Anu Garg, the founding father of the wildly renowned A note an afternoon site (wordsmith.org), provides an all-new selection of strange, fascinating phrases and real-life anecdotes that may thrill writers, students, and note buffs in all places. one other notice an afternoon celebrates the English language in all its quirkiness, grandeur, and enjoyable, and contours new chapters starting from ""Words shaped Erroneously"" and ""Red-Herring Words"" to ""Kangaroo Words,"" ""Discover the Theme,"" and ""What Does That corporation identify Mean?"" In them, you will discover a treasure trove of curious and compelling phrases, together with agelast, dragoman, mittimus, nyctalopia, quacksalver, scission, tattersall, and zugzwang. each one access incorporates a concise definition, etymology, and utilization instance, interspersed with illuminating quotations.

Praise for a observe a day

""Anu Garg's many readers look ahead to their A notice an afternoon rations hungrily. Now ultimately here is a banquet for them and different verbivores. devour up!""
--Barbara Wallraff, Senior Editor at The Atlantic Monthly and writer of Word Court

""AWADies should be accustomed to Anu Garg's clean method of phrases: phrases are enjoyable they usually have attention-grabbing histories.""
--John Simpson, leader Editor, Oxford English Dictionary

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