Word Perfect – Signed Copy

Susie Dent

ISBN: 9781529311518S


Signed First Edition hardback copy of Word Perfect: Etymological Entertainment for Every Day of the Year by Susie Dent

Hand signed by Susie Dent to a bespoke bookplate

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Welcome to a year of wonder through the English language with Susie Dent, lexicographer extraordinaire and queen of Countdown’s Dictionary Corner.

From ‘Turning a Blind Eye’ (Nelson putting the telescope to his missing eye to ignore the order to stop fighting) to why ‘May Day’ became a distress call; from ‘stealing someone’s thunder’ to the real Jack the Lad, from ‘tartle’ (forgetting someone’s name) to ‘snaccident’ (unintentionally eating a whole packet of biscuits).

Word Perfect┬áis her brilliant linguistic almanac full of unforgettable true stories tied to every day of the year. You’ll never be lost for words again.

Further Information

Format Hardback
Publisher John Murray Press
Published 22/10/2020
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