Let’s Bring Back Lost Language Edition
You’ll inspire a kerfuffle with your poignantly peculiar lexicon after studying this delightful dictionary of long-lost, but not forgotten, language! Inside, acclaimed author and style columnist Lesley Blume invites you to entertain cocktail party guests and clever classmates in nostalgic style by sprinkling your sentences with quirky terms and ingenious idioms, such as "gladrags", "dose of the balmy", "johnny-on-the-spot", "lumpshious", and the ever-zesty "zowie"! Punctuated by telling historical tidbits and guest contributions from authors, philologers, and other refined, retro-minded linguists, this Victorian-inspired collection inspires you to add marvelous color to any humdrum conversation. Boasting 221 pages of throwback terminology, this hardcover wordsmith’s companion from Chronicle Books ensures that your eloquence reflects your timelessly eclectic fashion style!
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- Measures 8.25 x 5.25 inches.
- 221 pages.