The Book of Word Records: A Look at Some of the Strangest, Shortest, Longest, and Overall Most Remarkable Words in the English Language [NOOK Book]

Overview

From antidisestablishmentarianism to zo, a unrivaled collection of today's greatest words!

Have you ever wondered what the longest word in the dictionary is? Or the origin of your go-to curse word?

With The Book of Word Records, you'll uncover hundreds of bizarre, ugly, gross, and otherwise extreme words that have what it takes to break some serious records. From the seven longest speeches ever given to twelve of the most popular passwords used...

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The Book of Word Records: A Look at Some of the Strangest, Shortest, Longest, and Overall Most Remarkable Words in the English Language

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Overview

From antidisestablishmentarianism to zo, a unrivaled collection of today's greatest words!

Have you ever wondered what the longest word in the dictionary is? Or the origin of your go-to curse word?

With The Book of Word Records, you'll uncover hundreds of bizarre, ugly, gross, and otherwise extreme words that have what it takes to break some serious records. From the seven longest speeches ever given to twelve of the most popular passwords used today, each of these entries reveals the history behind the world's most noteworthy expressions and fascinating details on how they stack up against the competition. You'll also learn how to step up your vocabulary with pronunciations, definitions, and sample sentences for each award-winning word.

Whether you're a Scrabble champ looking to get a high score or just want to impress those around you, The Book of Word Records is sure to surprise even the most skilled wordsmith with its one-of-a-kind superlative lists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440563317
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 6/18/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Asher Cantrell writes on his blog weirdshitblog.com and is a regular contributor to Cracked and Mental Floss. He has also written for Film School Rejects and the Playboy blog The Smoking Jacket. His articles have been shared and tweeted by the likes of Roger Ebert and lead singer of Fall Out Boy, Patrick Stump. Asher lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2013

    This book is both highly entertaining and highly educational. F

    This book is both highly entertaining and highly educational. Factoids about words that I never knew where there to be known, with a healthy dosage of poop jokes. I highly recommend it. HIGHLY.

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