Can't keep a straight face while reading it!
Each word's definition is clearly and fully explained, complete with its pronunciation and sometimes even a reference to its language of origin.
Mrs. Byrne's dictionary is a little like Granny's cookie jar, chock-full of morsels to sate the craving of any logophile.
I've owned a copy of the now out of print dictionary for decades. It is a must have addition to one's library and makes a delightful gift. Skip the nonsense. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bernadette Sonnier
2nd purchase of this boook, my daughters used it throughout their college years.Published 2 months ago by beancounter47
Loved it. I even discovered two spelling errors. That made it even more enjoyable.Published 3 months ago by livia
This dictionary has some of the best, most unusual words I've ever seen. How did these get lost from the English language?Published 4 months ago by Angie
Absolutely magnificent listing of wonderful words! While one could probably find the majority of words with their definitions in a large dictionary, having them grouped in a... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Cassandra Goodland
This book will give you hours of distraction! Many entries will bring a smile to your lips, others will say, "Why didn't I think of that!"Published 9 months ago by FiOS-Dave
Love this book! So humorous! Brighten's my day! Can't keep a straight face while reading it! Better than the real thing!Published 11 months ago by Pauline R. Edington
Ordered after I saw it mentioned on another website and I love to browse through this book - but it is not nearly as extensive as I expected.Published 18 months ago by G the 1st