Brave New Words: A Language Lover's Guide to the 21st Century

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Pan Books, 2007 - Humor - 218 pages
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More than 200 of the latest additions to the ever-expanding English lexicon are presented in his quirky and entertaining resource. Such gems as denture venturer--the older adventure traveller--and textual harassment--persistently insulting someone by text message--are each given a brief explanation as to origin and an example of usage. Humorous and fully up-to-date, this is the perfect guide for any and all language enthusiasts.

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About the author (2007)

Kerry Maxwell is the author of the Word of the Week column for the Macmillan English Dictionary website and is the author of From Al Desko to Zorbing.

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