Mrs. Byrne's Dictionary of Unusual, Obscure, and Preposterous Words
Carol Publishing Group, Jan 1, 1994 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 264 pages
Since its first release, this unique dictionary has sold more than 80,000 copies. Now, Mrs. Byrne herself has added more terms to the reference, making it the most definitive dictionary of unusual and obscure terms ever. Thousands of the weirdest words in the English language are featured, each with a clear definition. "Will give great pleasure to many".--UPI.
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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
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