Of course, use an uncommon word only if you feel confident the. Wordhoard working with very common and very rare words. This curated list covers the gamut of nonfiction, from compelling war stories to key feminist texts, to unbelievable struggles for survival, to tales of life in the culinary trade. For example, distinctness and unconcerned are very rare, occurring only 141 and 340 times in wikipedia documents, even though their corresponding stems distinct and concern are very frequent 35323 and 26080 respectively. Sex, religion, quilting, gardening, swimming, pike fishing, cooking and ufos, you can find all the important aspects of life in this selection of literature. My cumulative list of words commonly confused continues with ten that begin with the letters n and p. Each sold at auction for thousands, and in some cases, hundreds of thousands of dollars. There are millions of such unusual words that exist in the dictionary, but we are unaware of them. If the book has personal notations in the margins, the value goes up even more. It is also unlikely to be understood by some portion of the people with whom you use it, and so cannot be said to aid in communication. We specialise in books related to ireland, particularly the west of ireland and also carry a large selection of fishing books from the last two hundred years.
Add these rare and uncommon words to your vocabulary now. Johannes gutenberg, printed 1456, 180 copies known to exist. They have all come into use in the last few years, but how are these new words pronounced. I have compiled a list of 17,000 english words, ranging from merely uncommon words to the rarest of the rare words, nearly obsolete and just plain nutty. Each word is listed along with a brief, oneline definition. Nur publications does not profit from any of our books. The reason we charge is to offset the cost of printing and publishing our books. Some books become rare not because of the content of the book itself, but because a famous person owned it. Inchs books specialise in rare and out of print books on architecture, city planning, design, building, housing, landscape design, garden cities, model communities, new towns, city plans, housing, international exhibitions, trade literature and photography.
Addressing the rare word problem in neural machine. Christianity discover rare books at where youll find a wide selection of fine, collectible, and rare books including christianity page 1 covid19 update may 8. Drop us the word and definition in the comments section below. People overshare their selfies and to cap it all photobomb other peoples. The list also includes a few colloquial terms that are still in common use in british english, like tipsy or midge, but might be unfamiliar to englishspeakers from elsewhere in the world this list should include most of the uncommon or obscure terms used by tolkien in his work. Nur publications is a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization. List of words containing several occurences of the letter n that can be used in any word game. Weve brought together a list of some weird and wonderful words, from aa a kind of.
List all words that start with q, adjectives that start with q or find all 5 letter words starting with q. Spam or selfpromotional the list is spam or selfpromotional. You can also find 7letter words containing the letters n and n. The character of a text, then, is to some extent shaped by what kinds of rare words appear in it and by the mix of common words that are used a lot more or a lot less than in other texts. Wordhoard has some ingenious procedures that let you look for certain kinds of rare words as well as identify very common words whose overuse or underuse may. There are some rare words, however, that still tickle the ear and amuse the mind. Top 50 rare and valuable books the following books are considered by many collectors to be the most rare and valuable.
Rare and recent books sell antiquarian, rare and out of print books. Given here is a list of some such strange and weird unusual words that are often overlooked by us. World of rare books sells rare, used books and specialises in older, more collectible titles than its parent company, world of books. Languages are living things that shift and evolve over time. Inappropriate the list including its title or description facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow goodreads member or author.
Top 10 words confused in english np daily writing tips. Better word representations with recursive neural networks. That is because most of the words, though they make sense, are not commonly used in daily or spoken english. Words containing mm, words that contain mm, words including mm, words with mm in them. We specialize in books related to ireland, particularly county mayo. This is the 2nd issue dust jacket very scarce because of the father cody mistake on the front flap later corrected in the 3rd issue to father callahan that was price clipped by doubleday and repriced. So, here are 20 words which we can say, with some certainty, originated in works of literature. For my book nabokovs favourite word is mauve, i created a computer program to sort through thousands of books by the most revered and popular authors to find out their cinnamon words. The top 10 rare and pricey stephen king books litreactor. I adore scouring the world wide web my new resource frontier for knowledge, information, power, and instant gratification by finding answers to the questions on my mind in realtime. Some basic words have stuck around through the ages, like father, house, egg, boat. My magnum opus, if i ever get around to finishing it, will be called godworld. The nutritional value of one egg is the equivalent of.
Though these words are not heard on a regular basis, the list. Do you have a favorite weird word in english or any other language. Another plus for a good vocabulary is that on encountering uncommon words while reading. This is the result of an ongoing project to collect and distribute the most obscure and rare words in the english language. Tolkiens works, there are many uncommon, archaic, obsolete and dialectal words especially from the dialects of the.
This page lists archaic or unusual words used in tolkiens works. You can also find 5letter words containing the letters n and n. Incorrect book the list contains an incorrect book please specify the title of the book. Count up the total number of words on 10 random full lines from different places and divide by 10 to get the average wordsperline count the number of lines on each page to get the linesperpage check that the book actually starts on page 1 sometimes the stuff before it starts is counted then. The terms most rare, rarest, more rare, and rarer have all been in use for centuries. Bibliopole a person who buys and sells books, especially rare ones. Furthermore, it is one of those rare books that has a mistake in it, and we all know mistakes mean big money when it comes to collectibles. List of unusual words beginning with a phrontistery. However, even with a large vocabulary, the problem with rare words, e.
Lasting words for all of your book searches and needs. The part of the back or backbone between the shoulder blades and the loins which an animal cannot reach to scratch oxford english dictionary this lovely word is not often found. To kill a mockingbird by harper lee, 1984 by george orwell, east of eden by john steinbeck, harry potter and the sorcerers ston. Books the following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total. City planning books architecture books inchs books. There are plenty of great books to read, and several i still want to write. Browse and buy a vast selection of classic childrens books collections.
As a word collector of sorts, i find this site exquisite. These interesting words will help you sound smarter in any conversation. Biblioklept is, in at least some sense of the word, fairly useless. I just popped into my office and pulled a few books off the shelf. Its never dull when we dive into s dusty archives of digital data to compile a list of the most searched for outofprint books from the previous year. Top 20 bestselling books of all time previous page. Similiar to our list of 100 fiction books to read in a lifetime, this list of 50 nonfiction books contains recommendations you might actually read if you havent already. Hi, welcome to the mind blowing youtube channel top 10 and rare. The one thing thats not changed is the calibre of people who make up team. The chart suggests that rarest red line and rarer yellow line have been more popular not popularer forms than most rare blue line and more rare green line for at least 150 years. Use the list below to locate a specific specialist bookseller or book store near you. Always 100% steve waugh ao rare words with steve as with any organisation weve evolved since day one. More information this page is part of interesting things for esl students. We stock a wide selection of antiquarian, new, collectible and used books.
Information on any topic is literally a click or two away from being found and devoured. This selection ranges from 1917 to 1969, and really is. Entredentolignumologists may or may not exist, but some books and several websites use this mouthful to describe collectors of toothpick boxes. Top synonym for not rare another word for not rare is not uncommon. Browse our scrabble word finder, words with friends cheat dictionary, and wordhub word solver to find words that contain mm. We scoured our vast selection of vintage books for the most beautiful dust jackets, and soon discovered that selecting just 30 was a nearly impossible task. List of unusual words english is a funny language is a famous cliche quoted by most critics, simply because of the presence of funny and incomprehensible words. This list was compiled by paul and bernice noll by taking forty newspapers and magazines, sorting the words and then counting the frequency of the words.
Or, use the form below to search the inventory of all booksellers who specialize in mining. You should be able to get the general sense of most words, without having to read through pages of dictionary definitions. Book one of the fifty shades trilogy fifty shades of grey series e l james paperback. Here is the ngram chart for the years 18002005 search result matches go back to the 1500s. If you look at the history of the english language, from anglo saxon through the great vowel shift to what we consider standard english today, youll notice that it has undergone some spectacular changes over the centuries. Top 20 books on the new testament david alan black. World of rare books, goring, west sussex, united kingdom.696 889 1243 756 967 378 2 815 1213 1502 1542 1558 1182 132 1027 957 33 1182 25 1383 697 49 151 183 451 853 449 177 1050 1529 996 263 610 934 467 1532 709 1009 1226 1326 395 1096 616 726 5