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The Definitive Drinker's Dictionary

Drunk( )
Author: Dickson, Paul
Illustrator: Rea, Brian
Publication Date:Nov 2009
Publisher:Melville House Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $34.99
Book Description:

Master lexicographer Paul Dickson has long held the record for collecting the most synonyms for any word in the English language - 2,231 for the word drunk, beating Benjamin Franklin, who published his own list in 1736. Now Dickson breaks his own record and presents more than 3000 words for tipsy, blitzed, roasted, whiskey friskey and Boris Yeltsined. An astute introduction puts the list into context, and each entry is lushly illustrated and annotated. A humorous and terrific...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Reference / Quotations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):20.5 x 13 x 2.1 cm
Book Weight:0.3 Kilograms

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