The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities

A Yearbook of Forgotten Words

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Open The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities and you’ll find both a word and a day to remember, every day of the year. Each day has its own dedicated entry, on which a curious or notable event—and an...

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Library Journal, on The Accidental Dictionary “These surprising word stories show how definitions of even everyday terms appear then disappear, expand and contract, and develop and distort, making...

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