A tongue-in-cheek guide to words that a smart, well-educated, pretentious person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. It helps the reader to toss off words such as 'Disestablishmentarianism', 'descant', and 'autodidactic', proving, if not the value of a good education, at least the appearance of a good education.
This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as "disestablishmentarianism," "descant," and "autodidactic" -words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want to improve the quality and sophistication of their speech and writing, this is the book to keep on the nightstand.
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