Happy [cheery, merry, joyful, jocular, gleeful] birthday, Peter

It’s the birthday of Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869), author of Roget’s Thesaurus*, which is all the excuse I need for indulging in a little bibliophile humor.


*Full title: Roget’s Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases Classified and Arranged so as to Facilitate the Expression of Ideas and Assist in Literary Composition. I kid you not.

14 Responses to Happy [cheery, merry, joyful, jocular, gleeful] birthday, Peter

  1. Reblogged this on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog and commented:
    I’m speechless – BlueBird says it all so succinctly 😄

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  2. felicity936 says:

    A birthday all of us should celebrate. Love Roget’s thesaurus!

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  3. thanks for sharing.

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  4. Ha! Best title ever!

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  5. Reblogged this on sherriemiranda1 and commented:
    Great stuff here! Thanks for a really fun post! 😛😝😳😜
    Peace,
    Sherrie

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  6. Rae Longest says:

    Reblogged. Too good not to share!

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  7. […] Happy [cheery, merry, joyful, jocular, gleeful] birthday, Peter […]

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  8. Will S. says:

    Reblogged this on Will S.' Sunny Side Blog and commented:
    I want / desire / wish to join the Thesaurus Club! 😉

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