"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."

Thursday, 30 July 2009


The Apocrypha (from a Greek word meaning "those having been hidden away" ) are texts of uncertain authenticity, or writings where the authorship is questioned. As a result, the adjective apocryphal has come to mean being of questionable authenticity.

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