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  • ISBN: 9780684824550
  • ISBN: 0684824558
  • Physical Description: 272 pages ; 23 cm
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  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, ©1996.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-253) and index.
Contents:
1. Dr. Elster's Verbal Health Center -- 2. Food for Thought: Words Good Enough to Eat and Drink -- 3. Erotographomania: The Hottest Hifalutin Words About Love and Sex -- 4. Billingsgate 101: When You'd Rather Flite than Fight -- 5. Pick a Peck of People -- 6. Frightful Words: The World's Greatest Gathering of Phobias -- 7. Religioverbosity: An Arkful of Words About Religion, Belief, and the Prescient Art -- 8. Snollygosters and Quomodocunquizers: A Grasp of Words About Politics and Business -- 9. Of Eloquence and Eggheads: Expressive Words and a Trip to the Ivory Tower -- 10. Sound and Flurry: Words for What We Hear and Do -- 11. Doodads, Rigamajigs, and Whatnots: Uncommon Words for Everyday Things -- Epilogue: Some Words That Make Life Worth Living.
Summary, etc.: Delectable lexical feast, served up by the language connoisseur William Safire calls "ek-STROR-di-ner-ee."
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