The Horologicon

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0120121203

Did you wake up feeling rough? You are probably philogrobolized at day peep.

The Etymologicon was last year's surprise runaway bestseller. The author has now assembled The Horologicon, or book of hours, to delight his audience with a feast of words appropriate to a precise moment of the day.

Did you wake up feeling rough? Then you're philogrobolized probably at day peep when you were roused by your expergefactor.

Written by Mark Forsyth

Read by Hugh Dennis

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

0220121204

Did you jenticulate well this morning? More hidden delights from the English language.

Did you have ben joltram for your ariston? If so, you jenticulated well - which would have pleased Zeus. For more hidden delights from the English language to fit your day, join Hugh Dennis for The Horologicon.

Written by Mark Forsyth

Read by Hugh Dennis

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

0320121205

As the amell approaches, it's time to dash to a grubbery.

More delights from the English language. As the amell approaches, it's time to dash to a grubbery - or perhaps to somewhere smarter if Sir Timothy Treat-All is around.

Mark Forsyth's The Horologicon offers a feast of words to suit all hours of the day and night.

Written by Mark Forsyth

Read by Hugh Dennis

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall.

A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

0420121206

Feeling refreshed after your post-lunch slooming? Then get on with your faciendum.

Feeling refreshed after your post lunch slooming? Then you'd better get on with your faciendum because, if you're lolly-gagging, the buzz-wig may notice and offer you a meeting without coffee.

Mark Forsyth's The Horologicon provides us with just the vocabulary we need whatever the time of day.

Written by Mark Forsyth

Read by Hugh Dennis

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

05 LAST20121207

As the ploughman drops into the western bay, we offer you bene darkmans, dear listener.

As the ploughman drops into the western bay, we offer you bene darkmans dear listener. Mark Forsyth is feeling finifugal as his Horologicon reaches the end of the day.

Written by Mark Forsyth

Read by Hugh Dennis

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.