The Lost Words: a spell book

Words have power, and many believe that speaking them aloud brings that power into the world. And just as using words summons their power, letting them fall into silence diminished them into impotence. But silence need not be forever. The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris explores 20 words that were removed fromContinue reading “The Lost Words: a spell book”

In Other Words: A language lover’s guide to the Most Intriguing words around the World

Are you a fan of words or travel? Do you like to learn about rare, uncommon details and facts that are only useful as Jeopardy questions or to use to fill awkward silences at family dinners? Then this book is for you. Christopher J. Moore takes you on a world tour, while surprisingly giving similarContinue reading “In Other Words: A language lover’s guide to the Most Intriguing words around the World”