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7 Delightful Forgotten English Words
Horologicon
If you're looking to boost your Scrabble game or make your friends feel like blunkerkins, you might want to check out The Horologicon, language- obsessed blogger Mark Forsyth's witty compendium of words long forgotten by most speakers of English.

A sampling of our favorites...
Snollygoster
A shrewd, unprincipled person, especially a politician.
Grinnow
A stain that doesn't come out in the wash.
Ultracrepidarianism
Giving opinions on subjects you know nothing about.
Chasmophile
Lover of nooks and crannies.
Guttle
To eat greedily.
Uhtceare
Lying awake before dawn and worrying.
Mumbudget