Alphabet Juice

The Energies, Gists, and Spirits of Letters, Words, and Combinations Thereof : Their Roots, Bones, Innards, Piths, Pips, and Secret Parts, Tinctures,tonics, and Essences : With Examples of Their Usage Foul and Savory
Blount, Roy (Book - 2008 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Alphabet Juice

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After 40 years of making a living using words in every medium, print or electronic, Blount still can't get over his ABCs. In this book, he celebrates the juju, the sonic and kinetic energies of letters and their combinations.
Authors: Blount, Roy
Statement of Responsibility: Roy Blount, Jr
Title: Alphabet juice
the energies, gists, and spirits of letters, words, and combinations thereof : their roots, bones, innards, piths, pips, and secret parts, tinctures,tonics, and essences : with examples of their usage foul and savory
Publisher: New York :, Farrar, Straus and Giroux,, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 364 p. ; 24 cm.
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Report This Dec 02, 2011
  • avoicu rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

From Roy Blount Jr. who is on NPR's delightful program "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me".

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  • VesperWinchester rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book is delicious, fun, and informative! Did you know that the Greek word for 'camel' was 'struthiokamelos' - literally 'sparrow-camel?'


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