The Best of Forgotten English
The Best of Forgotten English is an absorbing, enriching, often hilarious book that provides an understanding of, and insight into, the wonderful world of archaic English words. The hundreds of entries included in this book offer the reader fascinating background information about the social history behind each word. The definitions and literary excerpts, along with charming vintage line drawings, present a glimpse into lost traditions, beliefs, superstitions, historical curiosities and hoaxes of days gone by.
Jeff Kacirk, 2016, Paperback, 304 Pages. 250+ B&W vintage illustrations