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January 20, 2015 | by

Forgotten English calendar

Just got my sample of  Forgotten English  A Daily Calendar of

Vanishing Vocabulary and Folklore from Sellers Publishing.

My favourite words thus far:

glottened suprised; startled; quafftide – time of drinking;

paper stainer – an author or clerk in contempt;  daint

delicate, elegant;  anparsy also termed parsy-and – &!

Lorna

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