New words for obscure sorrows

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNgyEmYyQF4 I love learning new words. (And writing them down.) All the better when they are invented words. John Koenig's Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is a collection of words Koenig has created—inspired by real etymology—for specific emotions that don't have precise English words to describe them. Tell me you haven't felt every one of these: … Continue reading New words for obscure sorrows

DDC 450-499: A grossly unfair linguistic ellipses

A Teach Me How To Dewey production This Is How We Dewey: 450 Italian, Romanian & related languages 460 Spanish, Portuguese, Galician 470 Latin & Italic languages 480 Classical & modern Greek languages 490 Other languages Here’s the deal: I started trying to find books in each of the above 10-spots but was having trouble … Continue reading DDC 450-499: A grossly unfair linguistic ellipses

DDC 440-449: Foux Du Fa French

A Teach Me How To Dewey production This Is How We Dewey: 440 Romance languages; French 441 French writing system & phonology 442 French etymology 443 French dictionaries 444 Not assigned or no longer used 445 French grammar 446 Not assigned or no longer used 447 French language variations 448 Standard French usage 449 Provençal & Catalan … Continue reading DDC 440-449: Foux Du Fa French

DDC 430-439: Polyglöts Ünite

A Teach Me How To Dewey production This Is How We Dewey: 430 Germanic languages; German 431 German writing system & phonology 432 German etymology 433 German dictionaries 434 Not assigned or no longer used 435 German grammar 436 Not assigned or no longer used 437 German language variations 438 Standard German usage 439 Other … Continue reading DDC 430-439: Polyglöts Ünite

DDC 420-429: Nouns and Pronounce

A Teach Me How To Dewey production This Is How We Dewey: 420 English & Old English 421 English writing system & phonology 422 English etymology 423 English dictionaries 424 No longer used—formerly English thesauruses 425 English grammar 426 No longer used—formerly English prosodies 427 English language variations 428 Standard English usage 429 Old English … Continue reading DDC 420-429: Nouns and Pronounce

DDC 400-409: Learn ALL THE WORDS

A Teach Me How To Dewey production This Is How We Dewey: 400 Language 401 Philosophy & theory 402 Miscellany 403 Dictionaries & encyclopedias 404 Special topics 405 Serial publications 406 Organizations & management 407 Education, research, related topics 408 With respect to kinds of persons 409 Geographical & persons treatment Gotta admit this up … Continue reading DDC 400-409: Learn ALL THE WORDS