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The Resource THE LITTLE BOOK OF LOST WORDS : COLLYWOBBLES, SNOLLYGOSTERS, AND 87 OTHER SURPRISINGLY USEFUL TERMS WORTH RESURRECTING, Joe Gillard

THE LITTLE BOOK OF LOST WORDS : COLLYWOBBLES, SNOLLYGOSTERS, AND 87 OTHER SURPRISINGLY USEFUL TERMS WORTH RESURRECTING, Joe Gillard

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THE LITTLE BOOK OF LOST WORDS : COLLYWOBBLES, SNOLLYGOSTERS, AND 87 OTHER SURPRISINGLY USEFUL TERMS WORTH RESURRECTING
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THE LITTLE BOOK OF LOST WORDS
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COLLYWOBBLES, SNOLLYGOSTERS, AND 87 OTHER SURPRISINGLY USEFUL TERMS WORTH RESURRECTING
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Joe Gillard
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eng
Summary
  • "The founder of History Hustle presents a handy guide for expressing yourself with history's best words. This collection features scores of unique words from history that deal with surprisingly modern issues like sleeping in and procrastination--provingthat some things never change! The Little Book of Lost Words presents each term that's ready to be brought back into modern-day use, complete with definition, hilarious sample sentence, and cheeky historical art. You'll learn new words for the cozy room where you like to Netflix and chill (snuggery), for a dishonest politician (snollygoster), and for a young person who sleeps through the day and doesn't work (dewdropper). If you like Lost in Translation, Shakespeare Insult Generator, Drunk History, and Roald Dahl--and you delight in the way words like blatteroon and flapdoodle roll off the tongue--then you're the word lover this book was written for. Want to know what a fizgig or groke is? Read this book!"--
  • "The founder of History Hustle presents a handy guide for expressing yourself with history's best words. This collection features scores of unique words from history that deal with surprisingly modern issues like sleeping in and procrastination--proving that some things never change! The Little Book of Lost Words presents each term that's ready to be brought back into modern-day use, complete with definition, hilarious sample sentence, and cheeky historical art. You'll learn new words for the cozy room where you like to Netflix and chill (snuggery), for a dishonest politician (snollygoster), and for a young person who sleeps through the day and doesn't work (dewdropper). If you like Lost in Translation, Shakespeare Insult Generator, Drunk History, and Roald Dahl--and you delight in the way words like blatteroon and flapdoodle roll off the tongue--then you're the word lover this book was written for. Want to know what a fizgig or groke is? Read this book!"--
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1983-
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Gillard, Joe
Dewey number
428.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1449
LC item number
.G447 2019
Literary form
non fiction
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  • English language
  • Vocabulary
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
  • HISTORY / Social History
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THE LITTLE BOOK OF LOST WORDS : COLLYWOBBLES, SNOLLYGOSTERS, AND 87 OTHER SURPRISINGLY USEFUL TERMS WORTH RESURRECTING, Joe Gillard
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rdacarrier
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Isbn
9780399582677
Lccn
2019002616
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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(DLC)BK0024485569
Label
THE LITTLE BOOK OF LOST WORDS : COLLYWOBBLES, SNOLLYGOSTERS, AND 87 OTHER SURPRISINGLY USEFUL TERMS WORTH RESURRECTING, Joe Gillard
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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pages cm
Isbn
9780399582677
Lccn
2019002616
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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(DLC)BK0024485569

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