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Hardback:The horologicon : a day's jaunt through the lost words of the English language.:2012 Hardback The horologicon : a day's jaunt through the lost words of the English language.
The horologicon : a day's jaunt through the lost words of the English language.
Author: Forsyth, Mark.
Publication year: 2012
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Genre: LAN
Publisher: Icon,
ISBN: 9781848314153 (hbk): 1848314159 :
Extent: 422
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'The Horologicon' - which means a book of things appropriate to each hour - follows a day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words. From the moment you wake to the second your head hits the pillow, there's a cornucopia of hidden words ready for every aspect of your day.

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Anyone who knows me will tell you that I'm fascinated by words - their origins, their meanings, thei
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Author: Forsyth, Mark,
Year: 2016.
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Author: Forsyth, Mark.
Year: 2013.
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