2012 Forgotten English Page-A-Day Calendar

2012 Forgotten English Page-A-Day Calendar

by Jeffrey Kacirk
     
 

This unique and entertaining calendar, compiled by language sleuth Jeffrey Kacirk, not only uncovers and explains long-lost English words and phrases but also sheds light on bygone holidays, traditions, superstitions, points of etiquette, historical curiosities, legal and medical oddities, and fascinating characters drawn from rare books and other unusual sources.

Overview

This unique and entertaining calendar, compiled by language sleuth Jeffrey Kacirk, not only uncovers and explains long-lost English words and phrases but also sheds light on bygone holidays, traditions, superstitions, points of etiquette, historical curiosities, legal and medical oddities, and fascinating characters drawn from rare books and other unusual sources. With absorbing, often-hilarious entries and vintage prints throughout, Forgotten English will keep you intrigued throughout 2012.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764956560
Publisher:
Pomegranate
Publication date:
07/15/2011
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 7.08(h) x 1.50(d)

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