WorldCat Identities

Garg, Anu

Overview
Works: 9 works in 25 publications in 2 languages and 823 library holdings
Genres: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PE1449, 422
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anu Garg
A word a day : a romp through some of the most unusual and intriguing words in English by Anu Garg( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of the "A Word a Day" Web site profiles unique English words in over fifty categories--such as "Words for Odds and Ends" and "Words Not to Put on Your Résumé"--Providing definitions, etymologies, and usage examples
The dord, the diglot, and an avocado or two : the hidden lives and strange origins of words by Anu Garg( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For any aspiring deipnosophist (a good conversationalist at meals) or devoted Philomath (a lover of learning), this anthology of entertaining etymology is an ideal way to have fun while getting smarter
Another word a day : an all-new romp through some of the most unusual and intriguing words in English by Anu Garg( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this delightful encore to the national bestseller A Word A Day, Anu Garg, the founder of the wildly popular A Word A Day Web site (wordsmith.org), presents an all-new collection of unusual, intriguing words and real-life anecdotes that will thrill writers, scholars, and word buffs everywhere. Another Word A Day celebrates the English language in all its quirkiness, grandeur, and fun, and features new chapters ranging from "Words Formed Erroneously" and "Red-Herring Words" to "Kangaroo Words," "Discover the Theme," and "What Does That Company Name Mean?" In them, you'll find a treasure trove of curious and compelling words, including agelast, dragoman, mittimus, nyctalopia, quacksalver, scission, tattersall, and zugzwang. Each entry includes a concise definition, etymology, and usage example, interspersed with illuminating quotations. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
The Dord, the Diglot, and an Avocado or Two the hidden lives and strange origins of common and not-so-common words by Anu Garg( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in Dutch and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

From the creator of the popular A. Word. A. Day e-mail newsletter A collection of some of the most interesting stories and fascinating origins behind more than 300 words, names, and terms by the founder of WordSmith.org. Did you know: There's a word for the pleasant smell that accompanies the first rain after a dry spell' Petrichor, combining petros (Greek for stone) and ichor (the fluid that flows in the veins of Greek gods). An illeist is one who refers to oneself in the third person. There's a word for feigning lack of interest in something while actually desiring it: accismus. For any aspiring deipnosophist (a good conversationalist at meals) or devoted Philomath (a lover of learning), this anthology of entertaining etymology is an ideal way to have fun while getting smarter
A.word.a.day home page by Anu Garg( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Provides a vocabulary word (with pronunciation, origin, and definition) each day. Provides links to sites of similar interest
A Word A Day : a Rom Through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words in English( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A word a day : a romp through some of most unusual and intriguing words in English by Anu Garg( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A Word A Day: A Romp through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words by Anu Garg( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Insight China & Mongolia, 2006 by Anu Garg( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.01 for A.word.a.d ... to 1.00 for Insight Ch ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A word a day : a romp through some of the most unusual and intriguing words in EnglishA Word A Day : a Rom Through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words in EnglishA word a day : a romp through some of most unusual and intriguing words in EnglishA Word A Day: A Romp through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words
Alternative Names
Anu Garg écrivain hindou

Anu Garg escritor hindú

Anu Garg Indiaas informaticus

Anu Garg Indian author

Anu Garg indischer Autor, Informatiker

அனு கார்க்

Languages
English (23)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The dord, the diglot, and an avocado or two : the hidden lives and strange origins of wordsAnother word a day : an all-new romp through some of the most unusual and intriguing words in EnglishThe Dord, the Diglot, and an Avocado or Two the hidden lives and strange origins of common and not-so-common wordsA Word A Day : a Rom Through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words in EnglishA word a day : a romp through some of most unusual and intriguing words in EnglishA Word A Day: A Romp through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words