Contributor biographical information for Alphabet juice : the energies, gists and spirits of letters, words and combinations thereof : their roots, bones, innards, piths, pips and secret parts, tinctures, tonics and essences, with examples of their usage foul and savory in media current and ancient, offered in the joy of their perusal for the juicing up of gentle folk and rude / by Roy Blount.


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Roy Blount Jr. is the author of twenty books, covering subjects from the Pittsburgh Steelers to Robert E. Lee, to trying to understand the South. He is a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait, Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me! and is a contributing editor of The Atlantic Monthly.
Born in Indianapolis and raised in Decatur, Georgia, Blount now lives in western Massachusetts with his wife, the painter Joan Griswold.







Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Vocabulary -- Humor.
English language -- Dictionaries -- Humor.