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43 Words Invented by Authors (video)


As if we weren’t already cursed with an excess, writers have a tendency to invent new words dixon-boxen (see?). If you are an entymology nut like myself and can’t get enough of words and their histories, here’s a video that covers 43 words invented by authors (for certain meanings of the word "invented").

Speaking of new words, here’s an activity you may regret: Go look up your name in the Urban Dictionary.

And one you thoroughly amused/dismayed, here are a bunch of articles on words and where they were first used in print.

via Making Book

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