The bestselling word calendar, now in its 26th year. Vocabulary. Pronunciation. Etymology. For word lovers, writers, crossword-puzzle fans, obsessive readers, 365 New Words-A-Year is the essential calendar. Packed with newly minted words (Frankenfood: genetically engineered food), romantic words (billet-doux: a love letter), comical words (bumbershoot: umbrella), and words that mean exactly what they sound like they mean (smashmouth: characterized by brute force without finesse), no wonder this is the best and bestselling word calendar on the market. Each entry includes a definition, pronunciation guide, sample sentence, and notes on word origin and history.
|Publisher:||Workman Publishing Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.81(d)|