The Right Word
Roget and His ThesaurusBook - 2014
From Library Staff
The story of a shy young man who took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express his thoughts.
Chapel_Hill_TishaW Nov 15, 2014
Did you know that the word thesaurus means "treasure house" in Greek? For shy and brilliant Peter Roget, words were powerful - not just for him or for the learned, but for everyone. According to the author, Roget developed a firm belief that "everyone should be able to find the rig... Read More »