The Etymologicon and the Horologicon

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What links church organs with organized crime, monks with monkeys, or California with the Caliphate? Do you ever wake up feeling rough (philogrobolized), perhaps from an addiction to wine (vinolent)? In this pair of books - sprung from his Inky Fool blog - Forsyth examines the etymological connections between items of English vocabulary (The Eytmologicon) and defines a host of weird words for familiar situations, arranged by the time of day when they will be most useful (The Horologicon)

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The Etymologicon and the Horologicon

The Etymologicon and the Horologicon

(Two volumes)

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Hardback540pp

9781848313071     Product Code: 297399

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What links church organs with organized crime, monks with monkeys, or California with the Caliphate? Do you ever wake up feeling rough (philogrobolized), perhaps from an addiction to wine (vinolent)? In this pair of books - sprung from his Inky Fool blog - Forsyth examines the etymological connections between items of English vocabulary (The Eytmologicon) and defines a host of weird words for familiar situations, arranged by the time of day when they will be most useful (The Horologicon)

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