Word Perfect

Etymological Entertainment For Every Day of the Year

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Publisher Description

'Susie Dent is a one-off. She breathes life and fun into words and language' Pam Ayres

'Susie Dent is a national treasure' Richard Osman

Welcome to a year of wonder with Susie Dent, lexicographer, logophile, and longtime queen of Countdown's Dictionary Corner.

From the real Jack the Lad to the theatrically literal story behind stealing someone's thunder, from tartle (forgetting someone's name at the very moment you need it) to snaccident (the unintentional eating of an entire packet of biscuits), WORD PERFECT is a brilliant linguistic almanac full of unforgettable stories, fascinating facts, and surprising etymologies tied to every day of the year. You'll never be lost for words again.

GENRE
Reference
RELEASED
2020
15 October
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
416
Pages
PUBLISHER
John Murray Press
SIZE
1.2
MB

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