The Idiot's Dictionary

The Idiot's Dictionary

8.2K Reads 17 Votes 25 Part Story
David Deubelbeiss By DavidDeubelbeiss Updated Feb 20, 2012

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone. "It means just what I choose it to mean - neither more or less."

"The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things."

"The question is," said Humpty Dumpty, "which is to be master - that's all."

                         -- Lewis Carroll, Alice In Wonderland

  • alphabet
  • dictionary
  • imagination
  • literature
  • non-ficition
  • onomatopoeia
  • original
  • poetry
  • semantics
  • semiotics
  • surrealism
  • vocabulary
  • words