Douglas Adams, John Lloyd: The Deeper Meaning of Liff - A Dictionary of Things There Aren't Any Words for Yet--But There Ought t

Does the sensation of Tingrith(1) make you yelp? Do you bend sympathetically when you see someone Ahenny(2)? Can you deal with a Naugatuck(3) without causing a Toronto(4)? Will you suffer from Kettering(5) this summer?
ISBN: 9780307236012
Author: Douglas Adams, John Lloyd
Page: 156
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 2005
Format: Book
Language: English

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Probably. You are almost certainly familiar with all these experiences but just didn’t know that there are words for them. Well, in fact, there aren’t—or rather there weren’t, until Douglas Adams and John Lloyd decided to plug these egregious linguisticlacunae(6). They quickly realized that just as there are an awful lot of experiences that no one has a name for, so there are an awful lot of names for places you will never need to go to.


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