Crazy English

By Richard Lederer

In what different language, asks Lederer, do humans force on a throughway and park in a driveway, and your nostril can run and your ft can scent? In loopy ENGLISH, Lederer frolics during the logic-boggling byways of our language, getting to know the names for phobias you did not comprehend you've got, the longest phrases in our dictionaries, and the shortest sentence containing each letter within the alphabet. you will take a bird's-eye view of our beastly language, dinner party on a ceremonial dinner of mushrooming nutrition metaphors, and meet the self-reflecting health care professional Rotcod, destined to talk basically in palindromes.

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