Jeffrey Kacirk's Forgotten English 2007 Calendar: a 365-Day Calendar of Vanishing Vocabulary an Dfolklore for 2007


What's an ames-ace? Or a hogenhine? If you love the English language--especially its oddities--this calendar will delight you. This tenth-anniversary edition of Forgotten English presents arcane, archaic words related to vanished professions, objects, activities, customs, and states of mind and body. Obscure fetes and festivals, notable birthdays and anniversaries, and dubious medical, hygienic, and culinary procedures are also noted in 313 daily entries (Saturdays and Sundays share a page and an entry). A learned but ...

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