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The Horologicon

ISBN 10 : 9781101605769
ISBN 13 : 1101605766

Do you wake up feeling rough? Then you’re philogrobolized. Find yourself pretending to work? That’s fudgelling. And this could lead to rizzling, if you feel sleepy after lunch...


The Horologicon

ISBN 10 : 1848314302
ISBN 13 : 9781848314306

The Horologicon (or book of hours) gives you the most extraordinary words in the English language, arranged according to the hour of the day when you really need them. Do you wake ..


The Horologicon

ISBN 10 : 9780425264379
ISBN 13 : 0425264378

A follow-up to the best-selling The Etymologiocon provides whimsical, archaic words describing the familiar feelings and activities of various times of day, from being "philogrobol..


The Etymologicon

ISBN 10 : 9781101611760
ISBN 13 : 1101611766

Do you know why… …a mortgage is literally a death pledge? …why guns have girls’ names? …why salt is related to soldier? You’re about to find out… The Etymologicon (e-..


Mark Forsyth S Ternion Set The Etymologicon

ISBN 10 : OCLC:894276536
ISBN 13 :

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The Elements Of Eloquence

ISBN 10 : 9781848316225
ISBN 13 : 1848316224

'An informative but highly entertaining journey through the figures of rhetoric ... Mark Forsyth wears his considerable knowledge lightly. He also writes beautifully.' David Marsh,..


The Elements Of Eloquence

ISBN 10 : 9780698168091
ISBN 13 : 0698168097

From classic poetry to pop lyrics, from Charles Dickens to Dolly Parton, even from Jesus to James Bond, Mark Forsyth explains the secrets that make a phrase—such as “O Captain!..