6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
on 1 January 2011
I was disappointed with this book. I had been expecting something with more depth. It turned out to be a list of words with one line descriptions - no etymology or derivations. I had bought it for a friend who likes unusual words but it was so poor that I was too embarrassed to give it to him.
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
on 31 December 2011
My husband was really pleased with this book and found it very interesting and amusing, and has spent many happy hours reading it.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on 4 May 2011
This is an interesting book. If you love unusual words then you'll enjoy this. There are many bizarre and unused words, and some that have completely different meanings now.
This would make a great gift for anyone who is interested in strange words and their meanings.