Cover art for 101 Weird Words (and Three Fakes)
Published
Allen & Unwin, November 2018
ISBN
9781760633660
Format
Softcover
Dimensions
19.8cm × 12.8cm

101 Weird Words (and Three Fakes) From Ambidextrous to Zugzwang

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101 Weird Words (and Three Fakes) is a mini-dictionary jam-packed with unusual or interesting words, followed by a fun and descriptive definition for each one. Filled with silly pictures and strange wordy facts, this is a book to sweep the reader through the alphabet from AMBIDEXTROUS (no repeated letters) to ZUGZWANG (not a place you want to visit), with a generous sprinkling of riddles, puzzles and bonus facts.

For an extra challenge, try to spot the three fakes in the collection. Is it YARG - the cheese that turned its maker backwards? Or maybe JUFFLE - the semi-jig, semi-shuffle you do on a zebra crossing? Only a true word detective will crack the case!

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