RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 52341441 LA English T1 More weird and wonderful words A1 McKean, Erin., Shanahan, Danny., PB Oxford University Press PP Oxford; New York YR 2003 SN 0195170571 9780195170573 AB "Following the smash hit Weird and Wonderful Words, editor Erin McKean has dug deeper into forgotten corners of the dictionary, gathering both the most spectacular old and the most impressive new words. The result is more than four hundred prime specimens (with pronunciations!), defined in a conversational style, and perfect for adding to your own collection of favorites." "Guaranteed to amuse and astonish, these words will satisfy logophiles everywhere. Accompanied by quirky and witty illustrations from New Yorker cartoonist Danny Shanahan, More Weird and Wonderful Words features an essay on how to identify new weird and wonderful words, a guide to the best word websites, and an annotated bibliography of essential Oxford dictionaries."--Jacket.