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Let's Bring Back: The Lost Language Edition

A Collection of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful Words, Phrases, Praises, Insults, Idioms, and Literary Flourishes from Eras Past

By Lesley M. M. Blume

5 x 8 in; 224 pp;
Hardcover
March 2013
ISBN 9781452105307
ISBN10 1452105308

SKU# 9781452105307

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Too often, when struggling to find just the right turn of
phrase, exclamation of joy, or witty barb, it’s easy to forget
that history is positively brimming with rich words deserving
of rejuvenation.
Let's Bring Back: The Lost Language Edition


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Let's Bring Back: The Lost Language Edition

Too often, when struggling to find just the right turn of phrase, exclamation of joy, or witty barb, it’s easy to forget that history is positively brimming with rich words deserving of rejuvenation. Lesley M. M. Blume gathers forgotten words, phrases, names, insults, and idioms, plus fascinating and funny anecdotes, etymologies, and occasions for use. Let’s Bring Back: The Lost Language Edition takes readers on a philological journey through words from the not-too-distant past. From all-overish to zounds, the vintage vernacular collected here will make any reader the cat’s meow among friends, relations, and acquaintances.

 

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5 x 8 in; 224 pp;
Hardcover
March 2013
ISBN 9781452105307
ISBN10 1452105308
Lesley M. M. Blume is a journalist, writer, and cultural observer based in New York City.

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