Who said dictionaries have to be dull? The Chambers Gigglossary is a celebration of lexicography in its lighter moments, offering a whole alphabetful of amusing definitions. This collection includes one-liners from famous wits, humorous entries drawn from The Chambers Dictionary, examples from history and a wealth of original material. The Chambers Dictionary has included a sprinkling of light-hea...
Hardcover: 138 pages
Publisher: Chambers (August 12, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.8 x 7.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 7989120
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This book is disturbingly disappointing - its best line contained on the front cover. Given its witty title and being a bit of a wordsmith myself, I was expecting a lot of double entendres, puns, spoonerisms and laughs in general. I don't really know...
tions between its sheets since the first edition in 1901. The most celebrated of these is probably 'eclair': a cake long in shape but short in duration