Wordplay: Unpacking Lewis Carroll’s Linguistic Suitcase
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Wordplay: Unpacking Lewis Carroll’s Linguistic Suitcase

Shakespeare and Chaucer are credited for coining some of today’s most popular phrases (respectively: dwindle, gossip, moonbeam; and twitter, scissors, snort). But when it comes to linguistic concoctions, imaginative children’s writer and author of Alice and Wonderland, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (better known by his pseudonym Lewis Carroll), has contributed some of the most colorful neologisms … Continue reading