Michael Quinion

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Note 190 – Autohagiography and other unusual words

Tiny Online has a section on their website called ‘unusual words’.  The one that caught my eye today was ‘autohagiography’ which is a rarely used words meaning “one who speaks and writes in a smug fashion about their own life and accomplishments”.  World Wide Words (a site by writer Michael Quinion) say that: “The first use of it I can trace … Continue reading

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