L Is for Lollygag: Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue

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Chronicle Books, Jul 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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A is for apple? B is for ball? Humbug! Forget about that hackneyed gobbledygook. In this lexicon oflinguistic delights, word lovers of all ages will discover that A is for alley-oop, B is for brouhaha, and L is for, well, lollygag ! Packed with quirky illustrations, fun trivia, and lists within lists, this is one humdinger of a dictionary.
 

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This list of unusual words and their definitions is an interesting collection of little-used or uncommon words with great strength, versatility, or oddity Though no author is listed, the editors ave ... Read full review

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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue B
12
Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue C
18
Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue D
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue E
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue F
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue G
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue H
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue I
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue O
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue P
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue Q
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue R
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue S
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue T
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue U
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue V
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue J
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue K
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue L
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue M
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue N
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue W
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue X
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue Y
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Quirky Words for a Clever Tongue Z
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