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Jane Solomon and Tyler Schnoebelen in Conversation launching The Dictionary of Difficult Words: With More Than 400 Perplexing Words to Test Your Wits! 

May 19 @ 3:00 pm

Ages 7 up! Jane Solomon and Tyler Schnoebelen in Conversation

launching The Dictionary of Difficult Words: With More Than 400 Perplexing Words to Test Your Wits! 

To reserve your seat, purchase a copy of The Dictionary of Difficult Words by speaking to a bookseller or ordering from our website.

What is a bumbershoot? Or a moonbow? And what does it mean when someone absquatulates? Find out all this and more in the Dictionary of Difficult Words. Test your knowledge with more than 400 words to amaze, confuse, and inspire budding wordsmiths (and adults). All of the words featured in this book are difficult to spell, hard to say, and their meanings are obscure to most children (and most adults)! Written with simple, easy-to-understand definitions by lexicographer Jane Solomon, this dictionary celebrates the beauty of the English language for family trivia time spent around the printed page.

Jane Solomon spends her days writing definitions and working on various projects for Dictionary.com. She’s a member of the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee, the group that decides what new emoji pop up on our devices. You can find her online at lexicalitems.com and at the Twitter handle @janesolomon. She is based in Oakland.

Tyler Schnoebelen is a well-known linguist and emoji expert.

Details

Date:
May 19
Time:
3:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.mrsdalloways.com/events/ages-7-jane-solomon-and-tyler-schnoebelen-conversation
Participating Merchants
Mrs. Dalloway’s

Venue

Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore
2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Phone:
510-704-8222
Website:
www.mrsdalloways.com