Eugene Ehrlich was a self-educated lexicographer who wrote 40 dictionaries, thesauruses and phrase books for the “extraordinarily literate.”
We’ve heard the word abscond, but how about:
Or how about this one that includes foreign words that have found their way into our vocabulary?
You’ve Got Ketchup on Your Muumuu: An A–to–Z Guide to English Words from Around the World
(A muumuu or mumu is a Polynesian or Hawaiian word to describe a loose, brightly-colored dress worn by women.)
Or how about: Les Bons Mots: How to Amaze Tout le Monde [all the world] with Everyday French
Perhaps this one:
Amo, Amas, Amat and More,How to Use Latin to Your Own Advantage and to the Astonishment of Others
1. Read more about Eugene Ehrlich.
2. Learn a new word each day. Use it in a conversation.
Check out the word of the day at dictionary.com.