"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Saturday, 21 March 2009


Is there a warmer sounding word than inglenook. It sums up the whole idea of sitting cosily by a large log fire on a winter's day.

An inglenook is a corner or nook beside the fireplace; a chimney corner. the word can also be used for a seat or bench placed within that place.

1 comment:

  1. I remember seeing a wine called Inglenook. Suddenly it all makes sense!