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Author: Merriam-Webster Inc.
ISBN: 076114594X
Language: English
Category: Words Language & Grammar
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company; Pag edition (June 30, 2007)
Rating: 4.5
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The Page-A-Day calendar with an incredible 7 million copies sold. Superb way to expand your vocabulary. You get one to two new words a day. They even give the history behind the word.

The Page-A-Day calendar with an incredible 7 million copies sold. Complete with definitions, pronunciations, sample sentence, and word history.

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These word lists started in 2003 and have been published at the end of each year.

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The bestselling word calendar is packed with macaronic words (schadenfreude: enjoyment obtained from the trouble of others), hobbyist words (spelunker: one who makes a hobby of exploring caves), melodic words (tintinnabulation: a jingling sound from bells), and more. Each entry includes a definition, pronunciation guide, sample sentence, and notes on word origin and history on the back of each page.

For crossword fans, students, readers, writers, or anyone with a voracity for language—a year of new words from the editors at Merriam-Webster, America's most respected dictionary. Contemporary words (Cybrarian—a person whose job it is to find, collect, and manage information that is available on the World Wide Web). Mythological words (Lamia—a female demon: vampire). Cultural words (Götterdämmerung—a collapse, as of a society or regime, marked by catastrophic violence and disorder). Playful words (Yawp—to make a raucous noise: squeak), and more. Each entry includes a definition, pronunciation, word history, and sample sentence.
Comments (7)
Nothing personal
This book does indeed help in learning new words. It provides a lackadaisical, languid or nonchalant (albeit interesting) way to garner new tidbits for expressing a plethora of minutiae which abound in the thoughts of the boorish and churlish within the hoi polloi (the gallery) on this mortal coil. Although a classic "pearls before swine" it is a good yearly purchase for adding expressions to the vocabularies of those unfortunates who do not have the initiative to have already expanded their diminutive tautology and meaningless drivel as they saunter along the "Bell Curve." Enough said with my dubiously enlightened verbiage.
Qutalan
My Father turned 97 in January. He uses this calander everyday to keep his mind sharp. Tests have shown that activities like vocabulary study and crossword puzzles help keep the mind active and help prevent dementia.
Additionally, my grandchildren love testing him when they visit. A multi-generational prize of a product.
Llanonte
The Word A Day Calendar is my favorite way to watch the days go by. The words are interesting, and the sentences using the words are always apt and enlightening. The explanations and stories about derivation on the back of each page present a treasure trove of information which leads your thoughts to further inquiries.
BOND
Every year I would pick out a different page a day for my dad. He loves word jumbles, crosswords and such. This calendar he now requests every year. Some days he brings the pages home to share with others. A great gift for the intellectual.
Modar
Would prefer if the etymology was on the front of the page as most of the words I'm fairly familiar with, whereas I can't say the same for the etymology. Also it would leave more space on the back so it can be recycled for note paper.
CrazyDemon
I was hoping for more words that I am familiar with but not sure of the meaning, or that would help me expand my daily vocabulary. In this calendar, there are just a few too many words that if used in conversation may come across as sciolistic...hmmm, I may need to rethink that.

But the explanation and examples, and especially the history of the word on the back of the page, are interesting and comprehensive.
Xcorn
I've always loved the page-a-day calendars, and I'm crazy about language, so this seemed like a perfect addition for my desktop--the literal one. I'm just a little disappointed by the word selection. Words such as cat's-paw and reciprocate are either already a part of my vocabulary or never will be. Overall, though, most words are interesting, well explained, and there's the added bonus on the back of each page of an explanation of the word's origin. Plus you get the option of receiving any calendar you'd like on line every day. A pretty good deal!
I totally love mine, it gives you the definitions, usages, and where it all came from I am a huge vocabulary geek it is awesome!!!!