The Words You Should Know to Sound Smart

This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation.

The Words You Should Know to Sound Smart

The Words You Should Know to Sound Smart

This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as “disestablishmentarianism,” “descant,” and “autodidactic” –words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want to improve the quality and sophistication of their speech and writing, this is the book to keep on the nightstand.

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The Words You Should Know to Sound Smart
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Bobbi Bly
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-18 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as “disestablishmentarianism,” “descant,” and “autodidactic” –words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want
The Big Book Of Words You Should Know To Sound Smart
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Robert W Bly
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-06 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The ultimate word book for aspiring intellectuals! The most compendious collection of words for aspiring scholars, this book helps you hold your own in intellectual discourse. Featuring 2,400 sophisticated, obscure, and obtuse terms, each page provides you with the definitions you need to know to lock academic horns with the
500 Foreign Words & Phrases You Should Know to Sound Smart
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Peter Archer, Linda Archer
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-18 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Dazzle with your command of belle-lettres! Like a true sophisticate, you'd like to toss out casual bon mots to enliven your conversation. You'd like to float through cocktail parties offering your guests crudités and hors d'oeuvres, toasting to the prevailing Weltgeist and speculating on who's having an affaire de coeur.
Savoir Faire
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Laura Lee
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-01 - Publisher: Wellfleet

Add hundreds of foreign phrases to your daily lexicon and learn about their quirky, fascinating origins! Some foreign phrases are so good they become a sort of lingua franca. They capture the true zeitgeist, where the English translation is just comme ci, comme ca. If you're a linguistics geek or
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