The Little Book of Lost Words: Collywobbles, Snollygosters, and 86 Other Surprisingly Useful Terms Worth Resurrecting
ISBN: 0399582673
EAN13: 9780399582677
Language: English
Publication Date: September 3, 2019
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 0.79" H x 7.28" L x 5.24" W
Weight: 0.82 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

The Little Book of Lost Words: Collywobbles, Snollygosters, and 86 Other Surprisingly Useful Terms Worth Resurrecting

Book Overview
The founder of History Hustle presents a handy guide for expressing yourself with history's best words. This collection features nearly 100 unique words from history that deal with surprisingly modern issues like sleeping in and procrastination--proving that some things never change The Little Book of Lost Words presents each term that's ready to be brought back into modern-day use, complete with definition, hilarious sample sentence, and cheeky historical art. You'll learn new words for the cozy room where you like to Netflix and chill ( snuggery ), for a dishonest politician ( snollygoster ), and for a young person who sleeps through the day and doesn't work ( dewdropper ). If you like Lost in Translation , Shakespeare Insult Generator , Drunk History , and Roald Dahl--and you delight in the way words like blatteroon and flapdoodle roll off the tongue--then you're the word lover this book was written for. Want to know what a fizgig or groke is? Read this book