Category Archives: Dictionaries

‘Friendly Words’

  List of “friendly words,” in Margaret B. Owen, The Secret of Typewriting Speed ( 1917 ).   In one manual, Margaret B. Owen’s The Secret of Typewriting Speed (1917), its author—who declares typewriting a form of art and links … Continue reading

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A Soviet Alphabet by Vladimir Mayakovsky (1919)

Roman Jakobson tells us that ‘Mayakovskij and I worked on his Soviet Alphabet together.When he had the first line of a couplet, but the second wouldn’t come to him, he would say: “I’ll pay you so much, if you can … Continue reading

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Dawn and Decline (index)

Max Horkheimer, index to Dawn & Decline consisting of two parts written between 1926-1931 and 1950-1969 the first part originally published under the pseudonym Heinrich Regius as Dammerung, Notizen in Deutschland 1926-1931 (1934), the second part appears to be unpublished … Continue reading

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A is for Arcades (index)

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Ossuary for Glosses

  By dissecting the words we like, without bothering about conforming either to their etymologies or to their accepted significations, we discover their most hidden qualities and the secret ramifications that are propagated through the whole language, channeled by associations … Continue reading

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