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The foolish dictionary

The foolish dictionary

an exhausting work of reference to un-certain English words, their origin, meaning, legitimate and illegitimate use, confused by a few pictures

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Published by Montreal News in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor,
  • Humor,
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries, English

  • Edition Notes

    Statementexecuted by Gideon Wurdz.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 84600
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches (88 fr.)
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21887295M
    ISBN 100665846002

    Entry for 'Fool, Foolish, Foolishly, Foolishness' - Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words - One of 28 Bible dictionaries freely available, this timeless classic, with over 3, entries, is THE reference guide to New Testament Greek words.   Helen Falconer enjoys These Foolish Things, Deborah Moggach's witty and satisfying story about retirement Helen Falconer. Fri 6 Feb EST First published on Fri 6 Author: Helen Falconer.


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The Foolish Dictionary: An exhausting work of reference to un-certain English words, their origin, meaning, legitimate and illegitimate use, confused by without a few pictures. by Wurdz, Gideon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Define foolish.

foolish synonyms, foolish pronunciation, foolish translation, English dictionary definition of foolish. adj. Lacking or exhibiting a lack of good sense or. foolish meaning: 1.

unwise, stupid, or not showing good judgment: 2. unwise, stupid, or not showing good judgment. Learn more. The Foolish Dictionary Paperback – Ap by Gideon Wurdz (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gideon Wurdz Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Gideon Wurdz (Author) out of /5(5). First published on FebruThe Foolish Dictionary by Gideon Wurdz could have just as easily bore the title of The Dictionary For Fools.

With the vast number of words in the English language, the author has no shortage of meat for the pot/5. foolish definition: 1. unwise, stupid, or not showing good judgment: 2. unwise, stupid, or not showing good judgment. Learn more.

Foolishness definition, resulting from or showing a lack of sense; ill-considered; unwise: a foolish action, a foolish speech. See more. The Foolish Dictionary was written by Gideon Wurdz (the pen name for Charles Wayland Towne, according to this wiktionary entry,) and was published in Foolish definition: If someone's behaviour or action is foolish, it is not sensible and shows a lack of good | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

The Foolish Dictionary (Webster's Polish Thesaurus Edition) [Icon Group] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This edition is written in English. However, there is a running Polish thesaurus at the bottom of each page for the more difficult English words highlighted in the text.

There are many editions of The Foolish Dictionary. “The Foolish Dictionary” was written by “Gideon Wurdz” and was published in According to the beginning of the book, it is “An exhausting work of reference to un-certain English words, their origin, meaning, legitimate and illegitimate use ” This a a short but amusing dictionary which “redefines” words in some interesting.

The Foolish Dictionary is my favourite ebook. I daily go through it whenever I want to amuse myself or looking for words to make others laugh. Inspite of the interpretations of the words being funny on the surface, the interpretation is also very true, if you will think deeply about for a moment.3/5(2).

Foolish definition is - having or showing a lack of good sense, judgment, or discretion. How to use foolish in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of foolish.

‎Foolish Dictionary, The by TOWNE, Charles Wayland on ‎Books Author: Librivox. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Foolish Dictionary Author: Gideon Wurdz Illustrator: Wallace Goldsmith Release Date: April 1, [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO *** START OF THIS.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wurdz, Gideon, b. Foolish dictionary. Boston, Luce, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. foolish - WordReference English dictionary, questions, discussion and forums. All Free. Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.

Principales traductions: Anglais: Français: foolish adj adjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (stupid) bête, idiot, stupide adj adjectif: modifie un nom.

Il est généralement placé après le nom et s'accorde avec le nom (ex: un ballon bleu, une balle bleue).En général, seule la forme au masculin singulier est donnée. The Foolish Dictionary Charles Wayland TOWNE ( - ) "The Foolish Dictionary" was written by "Gideon Wurdz" (the pen name for Charles Wayland Towne) and was published in   The Paperback of the The Foolish Dictionary by Gideon Wurdz at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. The primary purpose for writing this book is to interpret and guide readers through the complex world of dreams from a Christian perspective. It is serially arranged in alphabetic order for quick reference making it toPages: foolish: 1 adj devoid of good sense or judgment “ foolish remarks” “a foolish decision” Synonyms: inadvisable, unadvisable not prudent or wise; not recommended ill-advised, unadvised without careful prior deliberation or counsel impolitic not politic imprudent not prudent or wise absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous.

The Foolish Dictionary An exhausting work of reference to un-certain English words, their origin, meaning, legitimate and illegitimate use, confused by a few pictures [not included] Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: American wit and humor Subject: English language Author: Wurdz, Gideon, b., Wallace Goldsmith.

The Foolish Dictionary was written by "Gideon Wurdz". According to the beginning of the book, it is "An exhausting work of reference to un-certain English words, their origin, meaning, legitimate and illegitimate use " This a a short but amusing dictionary which "redefines" words in some interesting ways.

70 synonyms of foolish from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus related words, definitions, and antonyms.

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“The Foolish Dictionary” was written by “Gideon Wurdz” (the pen name for Charles Wayland Towne) and was published in According to the beginning of the book, it is “An exhausting work of reference to un-certain English words, their origin, meaning, legitimate and illegitimate use ”.

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Last updated on PDT View all Rating: % positive. Entry for 'Foolish' - Webster's Dictionary - One of 28 Bible dictionaries freely available, this dictionary, with more t entries, is a timeless resource no serious scholar should be without. be penny-wise and pound-foolish To be so concerned with saving money that one ignores larger problems and ultimately ends up spending more.

I know you don't want to pay for this expensive course of treatment, but when ignoring your health lands you in the hospital, you'll see that you were penny-wise and pound-foolish. See also: and penny-wise and pound. “The Foolish Dictionary” was written by “Gideon Wurdz” and was published in According to the beginning of the book, it is “An exhausting work of reference to un-certain English words, their origin, meaning, legitimate and illegitimate use ” This a a short but amusing dictionary which “redefines” words in some interesting ways.

Funny and sometimes bizarre observations. a foolish grin look/feel foolish He’d been made to look foolish. — foolishly adverb She foolishly agreed to go with them. — foolishness noun [uncountable] Examples from the Corpus foolish • Jan realised later that her behaviour had been very foolish.

• At times his language turned crude and made him look foolish. The Foolish Dictionary Gideon Wurdz. Published by John W. Luce, Boston, Used Hardcover. Save for Later. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Checks are not accepted for international orders due to expensive bank fees we have to pay. Checks are fine for orders within. Origin and meaning of foolish: early 14c., from fool (n.1) + -ish. Older adjectives in Middle English were fool (c.

); folly (c. See more. Read "The Foolish Dictionary" by Gideon Wurdz available from Rakuten Kobo. The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house.

We specialize in bringing back to live rare Brand: Library of Alexandria. Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

Ambrose Gwinett Bierce — The Cynic's Word Book. Retitled The Devil's Dictionary (). Tags: Education, discloses, wise, disguises, understanding. Definition of foolish adjective in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary.

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Definition of foolish written for English Language Learners from the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary with audio pronunciations, usage examples, and count/noncount noun labels. FOOL'ISHNESS, noun. 1. Folly; want of understanding. 2. Foolish practice; want of wisdom or good judgment.

3. In a scriptural sense, absurdity; folly. The preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness 1 Corinthians KJV Dictionary Definition: foolish foolish. Includes tens of thousands of topical, encyclopedic, dictionary, and commentary entries all linked to verses, fully searchable by topic or verse reference.

Where does God say the book of Esther is perfect Scripture? In Defense of the Authenticity of 1 .NAS: has chosen the foolish things of the world KJV: hath chosen the foolish things of the world INT: But the foolish things of the world. 1 Corinthians Adj-NMS GRK: αἰῶνι τούτῳ μωρὸς γενέσθω ἵνα NAS: he must become foolish, so KJV: let him become a fool, that .