- A humorous celebration of language
- Strange but true facts about a plethora of words
- Etymology, palindromes, quotations and more!
Did you know that 'almost' is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order? Or that 'stewardesses' is the longest word you can type solely with your left hand? Or that fireflies aren't flies, they're beetles?
From information about words and their uses, useful lists of things you never knew had names, palindromes and famous lines from literature and film, to bizarre test answers and much, much more, The Wonderful World of Words is bursting with truly oddball facts about words and language – and will have you hooked from the very first page.
An essential guide for anyone interested in a humorous look at the world of language.
Paperback. 192 pages