• 10 Quotes About Dictionaries To Celebrate Dictionary Day

    10 Quotes About Dictionaries To Celebrate Dictionary Day0

    Celebrate Dictionary Day, the unofficial holiday honoring the American lexicographer Noah Webster, whose birthday is October 16, with these 10 quotes about dictionaries. 1. “Words―so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.”―Nathaniel

  • 20 Words About Words

    20 Words About Words0

    Attention logophiles: you will love these 20 words about words. 1. Adversative Word or phrase expressing opposition. 2. Auslaut Final sound of a word or syllable. 3. Cacology Bad choice of words or faulty pronunciation. 4. Catachresis Incorrect usage of a word. 5. Dysphemism Replacement of an inoffensive by an offensive word. 6. Epeolatry Worship

  • 10 Words Every Book Lover Should Know

    10 Words Every Book Lover Should Know0

    Do you know the difference between a bibliophile and a bibliosoph? Every book lover should know these 10 words. 1. Abibliophobia A fear of running out of reading material. 2. Biblioklept A person who steals books. 3. Bibliognost One that has comprehensive knowledge of books. 4. Bibliolater A person who is passionately enthusiastic about books.