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The Gilded Tongue

Overly Eloquent Words for Everyday Things


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The Gilded Tongue

Overly Eloquent Words for Everyday Things
by Rod Evans, Ph.D.
Writer's Digest Books, 2006
ISBN 978-1-58297-382-1
$14.99 paperback, 208 pages

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About the Book

Join the ranks of the CLERISY! There are certain qualities that can set you apart from the crowd—like wearing the right clothing, jewelry, or shoes. But nothing draws attention or sets you apart like knowing and using a superior and aggrandizing vocabulary.

You’ll ascend to the uppermost ranks of literary intelligentsia once you acquire the grandiloquent terms in this lush volume. More than 500 entries help you replace common, everyday language with meretricious words guaranteed to make an indelible impression on your friends, co-workers, and family.

With The Gilded Tongue, you’ll never have to settle for plain, simple expression again.

About the Author
Rod Evans is the author or co-author of twelve books, including The Right Words, Highly Unusual Words, and Sexicon. He teaches at Old Dominion University and lives in Norfolk, Virginia.

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