Check out The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities – A Yearbook of Forgotten Words, by Paul Anthony Jones, as featured on the Chat About Books blog.
I am thrilled to be today’s stop on Paul Anthony Jones’s THE CABINET OF LINGUISTIC CURIOSITIES A Yearbook of Forgotten Words blog tour!
This book is just fascinating and I think you will agree that it is beautiful…..
I love the word on my Birthday (12th October) –
love-light (n.) a romantic glimmer in a person’s eyes; an infatuation 🙂
Some of the words are absolutely hilarious, such as the word on my friend Gayle’s Birthday (30th October) –
panshite (n.) a state of panic, confusion, or uproar (LOL!)
& on 15th December – scurryfunge (v.) (which is now my favourite word ever!) Meaning – to hastily tidy a house
I sat around our table with my husband and two teenage children, flicking through this wonderful book and in between laughing we were very impressed with the history behind each word. I will be purchasing a few copies for…
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