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The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English… (edition 2012)
by Mark Forsyth
The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language by Mark Forsyth
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The Horologicon, which means 'a book of things appropriate to each hour', follows a day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words.
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