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Burgess Unabridged: A Classic Dictionary of Words You Have Always Needed

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The classic dictionary of invented words, coined by one of America's comic geniuses—the perfect book for language lovers everywhere.

Gelett Burgess has been a revered figure over generations for anyone who loves wordplay. Probably best known today as the creator of the Goops and the famous Purple Cow verse, he was also the author of many books and a brilliant, iconoclastic
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Hardcover, 144 pages
Published September 4th 2007 by Walker Books (first published 1914)
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Dated, and peppered with teeth-on-edge misogyny. However, still not a sorry addition to my weird collection of dictionaries.
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