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  • If you can get a copy, the sequel to his Browser's Dictionary is pretty good too, if not quite as good as the original.

    June 18, 2008

  • Love John Ciardi. I have his "A Browser's Dictionary." He kindly submitted poetry to our college literary magazine.

    June 14, 2008

  • A straight line through the middle of everything, going nowhere. From the middle of the alphabet. May in fact be spelled kelemenopy, but I prefer the faux Greek form. Coined by John Ciardi, always referred to as "the (late) American poet," but we know him for what he was: a true Wordie.

    June 14, 2008