The Gilded Tongue: Overly Eloquent Words for Everyday Things
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. [Amazon.com]
Writer's Digest Books
Other English Language and Literature | Philosophy of Language
Evans, Rod L., "The Gilded Tongue: Overly Eloquent Words for Everyday Things" (2006). Philosophy Faculty Books. 20.