“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.
31/01/2023 10:33 PM

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Interesting Facts Related to Books

1. Dog’s EAR….while reading a book when we get up we fold the corner of the page we were reading. That is known as Dog’s Ear.

2. Librocubicularist…the person who reads book lying on the bed.

3. Epeolatry…a person who worships words. Tries to string out the sweetness from every word. This is found mainly with Linguists.

4. Logophile…a person who is fascinated with words.

5. Bibliosmia…The smell of old books.

6. Book bosomed… A person who cannot stay a moment without books.

7. Omnilegent…A person who reads all types of books without judging the subject.l

8. BallyCumber…Books which are half read. These books are called BallyCumber.

9. Tsundoku…it is a Japanese word. There is no English word for it. This means that after purchase the book was not opened even once.

10. Princep…The first printed copy of any book is called Princep.

11. Sesquipedalian… A word which has many Syllable such as ses/qui/pe/da/li/an.

12. Colophon…the spine of the book or where the publishers logo is seen.

13. Bibliclasm… To spoil a book knowingly.

14. Fascile…Part. 1st part, 2nd part etc. A book which is published in many parts such Encyclopedia Britannica, Oxford Dictionary etc.

15. Afficted… After reading a book if a person feels like crying at the end but is unable to do so. This feeling is called afficted.

16. Bookklempt…when you have finished reading the last episode and you know that there is no other episode to read but you are unable to digest this truth, this feeling is known as Bookklempt.

17. Chaptigue…the tired feeling which you get in the morning after reading a book for the whole night is known as Chaptigue

18. Delitrium…the good feeling which you get from the smell of a newly purchased book.

19. Madgedy…repeatedly reading a sad story and hoping that the end will be different.

20. Mehnertia…after reading a book for sometime and than reading it from the start all over again because you forgot what you were reading.

21. Rageammed…when you advocate your friends to read a book which you liked and they inform you that they have already read the book and they did not like it. The feeling which have at that moment is known as Rageammend

22. Swapshame…when after reading a book for sometime you think that there was another book which you liked and you are in a dilemma which one to read first, this condition of yours is known as Swapshame.

You can now understand that even if you acquire knowledge by reading books but these were unknown to us…..

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