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The Lost Words

Lost In Translation

ISBN 10 : 2825146552
ISBN 13 : 9782825146552

Saviez-vous qu'en toulou, il existe un nom, Karelu, pour désigner la marque que laissent sur la peau une montre ou des chaussettes trop serrées ? En finnois, Poronkusema correspo..


The Lost Words

ISBN 10 : 9781849545235
ISBN 13 : 1849545235

Philip Howard's legendary 'Lost Words' column has been appearing weekly in The Times for many years, wittily illuminating a raft of the most obscure, esoteric words the English lan..


Lost Words And Lost Worlds

ISBN 10 : 0521375312
ISBN 13 : 9780521375313

The last quarter of the nineteenth century was the most dramatic era in the social and spatial transformation of Stockholm. During this time large-scale manufacturing industry rose..


Lost Words

ISBN 10 : 1400831180
ISBN 13 : 9781400831180

In the mid-nineteenth century, physicians observed numerous cases in which individuals lost the ability to form spoken words, even as they remained sane and healthy in most other w..


The Horologicon

ISBN 10 : 9781101605769
ISBN 13 : 1101605766

Do you wake up feeling rough? Then you’re philogrobolized. Find yourself pretending to work? That’s fudgelling. And this could lead to rizzling, if you feel sleepy after lunch...


The Gospel Of Thomas

ISBN 10 : 9781569752319
ISBN 13 : 1569752311

From pre-New Testament texts comes a true picture of Jesus as savior, sage, and common man--allowing readers to see an image of Jesus unadulterated by 2,000 years of myth and inter..