My Wednesday posts are devoted to all things wordy - grammar, etymology, writing, the works.
If it involves language, I'll be talking about it here.
The A to Z of Unusual Words is the brainchild of The Project Twins, James and Michael Fitzgerald, an Irish based graphic art team. From their website: "Bold graphics and visual wit are used to interpret and represent a collection of strange, unusual and lost words. These images explore the meaning behind the words, which are sometimes even more strange or unusual."
The series was first exhibited during Design Week Dublin in 2011 and has since been featured in magazines and blogs including Brain Pickings, The Huffington Post, and Design Taxi. Prints are available for purchase in their online shop.
Here are a few of my favourites from the collection: