Reference Resource of the Week

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A dictionary of euphemisms & other doubletalk : being a compilation of linguistic fig leaves and verbal flourishes for artful users of the English Language

In this witty reference work, you can explore alternate meanings of words used to imply something besides their primary meaning. Why are certain words used instead of others? Want to know what “Jiminy Cricket” means? Or what “homemade” may imply? Check out this resource!

Did you know this definition…?

It: The neuter pronoun obviously can be made to stand for almost anything one prefers not to discuss in colorful detail and, over the years, ‘it’ has.”

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