Forgotten English Knowledge Cards
• With 48 fact-filled cards per package, Knowledge Cards are a great source of condensed information—all in a deck the size of a pack of playing cards.
• Knowledge Cards are like small books—packed full of information and fun
• An easy way to learn
• Use as flash cards, or as a quiz game
Size: 3.25 x 4 x .75 in.
Do you know the origin of the modern word skates, or what a quacksalver was? Have you ever been on a flitterwochen? Have you ever known anyone who was forswunke? These are but a few of the 48 lost or “misplaced” Old English words that linguist and historian Jeffrey Kacirk has gathered for this deck of Knowledge Cards. In learning what these archaic words mean, we also discover the roots and origins of modern-day words and expressions—all the while adding some robust language to our own vocabulary. Each card in this deck presents a word on one side and its definition on the other, presenting a collection that is far from blash and could never be branded an inkhornism!