The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language
Publish date: November 1st 2012
Publisher: Icon Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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I absolutely love Mark Forsyth's books and this one was the last one I had of his to read. Its focus in on the lost words of the English language and he's broken it down into a parody, of sorts, of a book of hours. We start at 6 a.m. and learn about the words applicable to dawn and waking up, then...
Excellent fun that I dipped in and out of until I finished, half the words I will never remember but it's interesting to know that they exist.
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