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The Horologicon

Pub Date : 2013-10-01 | Author : Mark Forsyth | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101605769
ISBN 13 : 1101605766

Do you wake up feeling rough? Then you’re philogrobolized. Find yourself pretending to work? That’s fudgelling. And this could lead to rizzling, if you feel sleepy after lunch...


The Horologicon

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Mark Forsyth | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780425264379
ISBN 13 : 0425264378

A follow-up to the best-selling The Etymologiocon provides whimsical, archaic words describing the familiar feelings and activities of various times of day, from being "philogrobol..


The Horologicon

Pub Date : 2012-11-01 | Author : Mark Forsyth | Publisher : Icon Books

ISBN 10 : 1848314302
ISBN 13 : 9781848314306

The Horologicon (or book of hours) gives you the most extraordinary words in the English language, arranged according to the hour of the day when you really need them. Do you wake ..


The Etymologicon

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Mark Forsyth | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780425260791
ISBN 13 : 0425260798

Unauthorized guide to the underpinnings of the English language...



The Elements Of Eloquence

Pub Date : 2016-11-03 | Author : Mark Forsyth | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1785781723
ISBN 13 : 9781785781728

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMESNUMBER ONE BESTSELLERTHE ETYMOLOGICON Mark Forsyth presents the secret of writing unforgettable phrases, uncovering the techniques that have made..


Wordbirds

Pub Date : 2013-10-15 | Author : Liesl Schillinger | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781476713502
ISBN 13 : 1476713502

This charming and whimsically illustrated book of newly minted words—on politics and the media, love and friendship, work, play, family, fashion, and city life—presents a neces..