‘Proper words, healing words, magic words. Buy for your friends, keep one for yourself.’ Simon Mayo
With fifty-one linguistic remedies, The Cabinet of Calm is a beautiful little book that will lift your spirits and calm your mind.
Collected here are soothing words to bring fresh hope. Words to inspire creativity, to encourage fellow thinking and community spirit. Words that reassure you that you're not alone: someone else has felt like this before and so there's a word to help, whatever the challenge. In essence, here are kind words, for these unkind times.
Discover the perfect comforting word; a soothing tonic from The Cabinet of Calm.
‘A magical little book [that] seeks… to offer reassurance, inspiration and hope.’ Daily Mail
Paul Anthony Jones is something of a linguistic phenomenon. He runs the popular @HaggardHawks Twitter feed, blog and YouTube channel, revealing daily word facts to 60,000 engaged followers. His books include: Word Drops: A Sprinkling of Linguistic Curiosities (E&T, 2015), The Accidental Dictionary (E&T, 2016), The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities (E&T, 2017), Around the World in 80 Words (E&T, 2018), as well as several other books on trivia and language. He appears regularly in the media and has contributed to the Oxford and Cambridge dictionaries online. He is also a piano teacher and musician, and lives in Newcastle upon Tyne.
12.7 x 19.69 cm
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8 April 2021
Elliott & Thompson Limited