In Defence of Vocabulary – Or Why We Should Dig Big Words

I was inspired to write this essay by Will Self, an unapologetic lover of obscure lexicography if ever there was one.  I begin with a confession – I like big words. Do I hear snickering? Unkind laughter? For shame, good sirs. Verily, I am an unapologetic lover of lexicography, a celebrant at the altar of … More In Defence of Vocabulary – Or Why We Should Dig Big Words