The Horologicon

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Subtitle: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language
Author: Mark Forsyth 
Publisher: Icon Books (2012)
Edition: First Edition
ISBN-10: 1848314159
ISBN-13: 9781848314153
Condition: Very Good - Scuffing to back cover
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 258
Dimensions: 20.4 x 13 x 2.6 cm
Weight: 0.41 kg

The Horologicon (or book of hours) gives you some of the most extraordinary words in the English language, arranged according to the hour of the day when you really need them. Do you wake up feeling rough? Then you`re philogrobolized. Pretending to work? That`s fudgelling, which may lead to rizzling if you feel sleepy after lunch, though by dinner time you will have become a sparkling deipnosophist. From Mark Forsyth, author of the bestselling The Etymologicon, this is a book of weird words for familiar situations.

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