500 Words You Should Know

A Vocabulary For Nerdy Wordies

500 Words You Should Know

A Vocabulary For Nerdy Wordies


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500 Words You Should Know will inspire everyone from the appreciator of verbosity to someone who just wants to sound smart! This veracious cornucopia of knowledge will have the average Joe confabulating with the literary cognoscenti in no time.


  • Author: Caroline Taggart
  • Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 19 x 12cm

Sunday Time bestselling author, Caroline Taggart, has written the perfect book for wordies and lovers of language. If you know someone who loves to engage in a little intellectual badinage or you've been discombobulated by tricky diction and need to ameliorate your atavistic lexicon, 500 Words You Should Know is the perfect book to pass around.

All 500 words are arranged thematically with a brief explanation of etymology, and its historical and modern usage. Your wordsmith can learn how to use the word in its proper context or just test themselves on the words they think they already know. Bring it out at your next games night or trivia session to see who has the most grandiose vocabulary.

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