The Book of Word Records

The Book of Word Records

A Look at Some of the Strangest, Shortest, Longest, and Overall Most Remarkable Words in the English Language

eBook - 2013
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From antidisestablishmentarianism to zo, a unrivaled collection of today's greatest words!

Have you ever wondered what the longest word in the dictionary is? Or the origin of your go-to curse word?

With The Book of Word Records , you'll uncover hundreds of bizarre, ugly, gross, and otherwise extreme words that have what it takes to break some serious records. From the seven longest speeches ever given to twelve of the most popular passwords used today, each of these entries reveals the history behind the world's most noteworthy expressions and fascinating details on how they stack up against the competition. You'll also learn how to step up your vocabulary with pronunciations, definitions, and sample sentences for each award-winning word.

Whether you're a Scrabble champ looking to get a high score or just want to impress those around you, The Book of Word Records is sure to surprise even the most skilled wordsmith with its one-of-a-kind superlative lists.
Publisher: Avon, MA : Adams Media, 2013
ISBN: 9781440563317
1440563314
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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