An Exaltation of Larks
A pride of lions, a school of fish, a parliament of owls, a bevy of beauties, and exaltation of larks--the book that charmed word-lovers is back, expanded to include more than 1,000 terms. Accompanied by a new introduction, this book brings the reader and word-lover some of the most charming treasures of the English language, with beautiful engravings by Granville, Durer, and others.
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Review: An Exaltation of Larks: The Ultimate EditionUser Review - Dale - Goodreads
A quick and incredibly fun read. Lipton loves to play with language and invites you to join. The book is an exploration of what he dubs the Venereal Game; it collects what may be called "nous of ... Read full review