Mrs. Byrne's dictionary of unusual, obscure, and preposterous words: gathered from numerous and diverse authoritative sources

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Citadel Press, 1974 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 242 pages
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Defines little-known English words that have been accepted by major dictionaries

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My work colleague has a copy of this book and it has become a habit of mine to open to a random page and find, for example, that there are a number of people in my office that have a scurfy ... Read full review

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It is unusual to find a dictionary with the holding power to keep you reading and laughing for hours, but that's what this will do. I found the "nomancies" enough of a motivation to keep reading, and ... Read full review

Contents

Editors introduction
7
Dictionary
13
Bibliography
239
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