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The Resource 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, Roy Blount, Jr

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, Roy Blount, Jr

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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
Title
Alphabet juice
Title remainder
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
Statement of responsibility
Roy Blount, Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
A celebration of letters and their combinations as used outside of their "proper" applications challenges beliefs about the arbitrary relationship between words and their meanings, in a lighthearted lexicon that reveals the organic nature of the English language
Tone
Writing style
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275459
Cataloging source
DLC
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1941-
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Blount, Roy.
Dewey number
818/.5407
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6231.W64
LC item number
B48 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Vocabulary
  • English language
Target audience
adult
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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 in media current and ancient, offered in the joy of their perusal for the juicing up of gentle folk and rude
Label
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, Roy Blount, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Sarah Crichton books."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
364 p.
Isbn
9780374103699
Lccn
2008008918
System control number
  • ocn212376244
  • (OCoLC)212376244
Label
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, Roy Blount, Jr
Publication
Note
"Sarah Crichton books."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
364 p.
Isbn
9780374103699
Lccn
2008008918
System control number
  • ocn212376244
  • (OCoLC)212376244

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