Another Word A Day celebrates the English language in all its quirkiness, grandeur, and fun, and features new chapters ranging from "Words Formed Erroneously" and "Red-Herring Words" to "Kangaroo Words," "Discover the Theme," and "What Does ...
Author: Anu Garg
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
A smorgasbord of surprising, obscure, and exotic words In this delightful encore to the national bestseller A Word A Day, Anu Garg, the founder of the wildly popular A Word A Day Web site (wordsmith.org), presents an all-new collection of unusual, intriguing words and real-life anecdotes that will thrill writers, scholars, and word buffs everywhere. Another Word A Day celebrates the English language in all its quirkiness, grandeur, and fun, and features new chapters ranging from "Words Formed Erroneously" and "Red-Herring Words" to "Kangaroo Words," "Discover the Theme," and "What Does That Company Name Mean?" In them, you'll find a treasure trove of curious and compelling words, including agelast, dragoman, mittimus, nyctalopia, quacksalver, scission, tattersall, and zugzwang. Each entry includes a concise definition, etymology, and usage example, interspersed with illuminating quotations. Praise for a word a day "Anu Garg's many readers await their A Word A Day rations hungrily. Now at last here's a feast for them and other verbivores. Eat up!" --Barbara Wallraff, Senior Editor at The Atlantic Monthly and author of Word Court "AWADies will be familiar with Anu Garg's refreshing approach to words: words are fun and they have fascinating histories." --John Simpson, Chief Editor, Oxford English Dictionary
It will be remarked , that if night be equal to a negative , day , since it is the
contrary of night , ought to be equal to an affirmative ; and so it is , and hence the word which means day in one language may often mean yes in another . Hence
Ź a Greek word which doth signify , Day , is to be understood , because , these z
hulgas are Parallel places with another place , where this is particularly
expressed , with . respect to this felf - fame - thing ; and so is not my Excogitated
another word stands for what it means ; and it cer . tainly does not point out any
person who has been named before ( for none has been named ) , or who is to
be named afterward , for none is named . It is not a pro - noun . So in “ Who steals
Sulphureous also not unfrequently is another word . heard . Summoned , not
summonsed . Strategic – stra - te ' jik , not Supersede , superseded , sustråte - jik .
Strategicall perseding . Observe the ( stra - tē ' ji - cal ) and strate s in the ...
"Oh, Ber— " " Not a word, mother," interrupted Bertie, more sternly than he had
ever spoken before. " I will not listen to another word. I have heard too many
already. I have been tempted, and I have listened to the temptation until — God
We have come many miles to hear the word of the Lord , and I am well repaid , if I
do not hear another word , for my long journey and the difficulties and fatigues
thereof . I suppose there is not a man or woman that has come to Conference but
be shown mine , the landlord , in a very free* Not another word , I beseech you , "
and - easy tone , told me that there was ... and I was alone out fishing ; that he
fished all day , and only once more in my darkness , but in such a came home
... in oblique terms , a vague intention of knocking somebody's head off ; which he
was only prevented from announcing more emphatically , by both Miss J'mima
Ivins and her friend threatening to faint away on the spot if he said another word .
I'm sorry you don't like them , ” said Janet . “ It was Juliet Baldwin who persuaded
us to buy them . She had seen some at Medlow Court , and she raved about them
. ” Harrington went out of the room without another word . How odious ...
But it suits me to remain where I am , and I beg not to hear another word of the
matter . Oh ! ' said Mrs Wedge with a disconcerted air . Winny could not help
smiling — she guessed that the good lady felt herself most unkindly deprived of a
But not another word could be coaxed out of him , except that he remembered
that the water was “ blamed cold , " and his arm was “ pretty well tore up for a
month . ” That night , in the shanty which was built on the completed part of the
The activities show you how to : • Create and save a new file Open an existing file
Save a file under a new name Save a file for use with another word processing
program Import a file created by another word processing program • Insert an ...
Author: Russell A. Stultz
Category: Microsoft Word
With this book at your side, get up and running quickly on this popular word processing program. Hands-on activities and step-by-step instructions guide the beginner through the operation of Word 2.0 in the Windows environment.
The observations of a man of weight and experience in the word and work of God
, are a great value to a young man . ... Another Lord's - day has opened upon me
in a gracious measure of health and of strength , and I have been permitted to ...
When I was your age I used to " Have you ever thought of the weight of a word ?
do twice as much as you have done . ... And garlands with cedars the bowers of
truth : Did I do as much the next day ? ... root . encouraging word , I would have
worked “ Words ! words ! they are little , yet mighty and harder for another word ,
You can ask students to find a word that begins the same as another word ,
therefore asking them to identify a letter sound and associate that sound with another word . An example is to find a word that starts like baby ( bike ) . What
Author: Carol Simpson
Publisher: Good Year Books
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Educational resource for teachers, parents and kids!
Author: Mrs Wordsmith Mrs WordsmithPublish On: 2021-01-19
Set it on the breakfast table, talk about it together, tell stories, and create a daily word-learning habit that will last a lifetime! 180 BRAND NEW WORDS TO LEARN Has your voracious little wordsmith already devoured the first volume of ...
Author: Mrs Wordsmith Mrs Wordsmith
Publisher: Mrs Wordsmith Incorporated
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
FIRE YOUR CHILD’S IMAGINATION Storyteller’s Word a Day 2 is kids’ daily dose of rich, descriptive vocabulary for all aspects of storytelling, from describing characters’ appearance, actions, and emotions, to creating vivid, memorable story worlds. Set it on the breakfast table, talk about it together, tell stories, and create a daily word-learning habit that will last a lifetime! 180 BRAND NEW WORDS TO LEARN Has your voracious little wordsmith already devoured the first volume of Storyteller’s Word a Day? Ravenous for more? Its long-awaited sequel is finally here! Storyteller’s Word a Day 2 features 180 more richly descriptive storytelling words, including 60 never-before-seen words and illustrations from our team of Hollywood artists. Storyteller's Word a Day 2 is packed with discerning data and insight on how to get the most out of every word. Set it on the breakfast table, talk about it together, tell stories, and create a daily word-learning habit that will take kids' storytelling to another planet. Hardcover with spiral binding for easy viewing by kids and parents.
Using To provide practice in initial consonant substitution , print the consonant
word day on the chalkboard and ask the children to pronounce it , substitution
noticing its beginning sound . Explain that you are going to make another word
Now , if your mother says " No , " utter not another word . Let her will be yours .
Say to yourself , “ My dear mother has never denied me anything without cause ;
she is wiser than I ; she knows best what is proper for me , and what she can
Then follows a beautiful metaphor based on the word day . ... We have here another phrase describing evidently the coming of Christ for which the
Thessalonican Christians were waiting , “ the revelation ( or unveiling ) of the
Lord Jesus .