Mark Forsyth's Gemel Edition A Box Set Containing the Etymologicon and the Horologicon

by Mark Forsyth

The Real World

Mark Forsyth's Gemel Edition A Box Set Containing the Etymologicon and the Horologicon Synopsis

The Etymologicon springs from Mark Forsyth's Inky Fool blog about the strange connections between words. The Horologicon - which means 'a book of things appropriate to each hour' - follows a day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words.

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ISBN: 9781848314283
Publication date: 01/11/2012
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781848314283
Publication date: 1st November 2012
Author: Mark Forsyth
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 544 pages
Genres: The Real World,
Categories: Language: history & general works,

About Mark Forsyth

Mark Forsyth is a writer, journalist, proofreader, ghostwriter and pedant. He was given a copy of the Oxford English Dictionary as a christening present and has never looked back. In 2009 he started the Inky Fool blog, in order to share his heaps of use-less information with a verbose world. He is also the author of the Sunday Times Number One bestseller The Etymologicon, and its successful sister volume, The Horologicon, both published by Icon Books.

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