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Book is ok. Since most of the words are obscure or archaic, this is not the book to use to increase your modern vocabulary. Great resource if you are into Scrabble or Hangman. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Bama
The words and illustrations are quirky and fun. This is a word lovers candy!Published 13 months ago by N. Nelson
For a word nerd like myself this was a fantastic and inspiring read. Many of these words will be used by me in the near future.Published 23 months ago by Joel Jenkins
As other reviewers have said, showing the pronunciation would be a nice addition. Most of the words aren't in standard dictionaries, so it isn't easy to verify the correct... Read morePublished on February 18, 2012 by jk121220
The person to whom I gave this gift is a journalist and a professor of New Media. He's fascinated by words, has a great sense of humor, and it was the ideal Christmas surprise for... Read morePublished on January 2, 2012 by susan dana kennedy
The words were certainly weird enough, (except for "scofflaw", which I'd thought was a pretty standard and normal one) and I suppose "wonderfulness" is in the eye of the beholder;... Read morePublished on February 28, 2007 by James Yanni
While this book has entertainment value, it should not be used to increase your vocabulary or help with test scores. Read morePublished on June 7, 2004 by Bookworm