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[[ Download Kindle ]] â Totally Weird and Wonderful Words à Do you know what a snollygoster is Would you eat something called a muktuk Do you know anyone who engages in onolatry Impress your friends and pepper your dinner party conversations with such nuggets as gobemouche, mumpsimus, and cachinnate You can learn about all of these bizarre and beautiful words and many in Totally Weird and Wonderful Words Offering a potpourri of colorful and fascinating words compiled by noted lexicographer Erin McKean, it contains hundreds of definitions, and has been updated to include two new essays, with overwords new to this edition Written in a clear and conversational style, the book contains full page cartoon illustrations by Roz Chast and Danny Shanahan Featuring hundreds of words guaranteed to amuse and astonish, this is a book that will appeal to logophiles everywhere It also features a bibliography of Oxford s dictionaries and a guide to creating your own unusual words correctly from Greek and Latin roots At first I was really interested and really liked the book but as it went on it wasn t as fun as it started out to be When it comes down to it I was just reading a dictionary of sorts Some of the words in the book are really fun, I d say read the book overtime not in one go. peramene so much fun words to confuse students 0 Wonderful words discussed with wit, and sometimes with cartoons, because a picture is worth a thousand