27 September 2012

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Q: What is the BIGGEST word you’ve seen used in a book lately – that made you stop and look it up?
A: This probably isn't the biggest word I've seen recently, but it's the first one that pops into my mind.  "Apocryphal" in The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater.  It's an adjective, meaning something that is of doubtful authenticity, but is generally passed around as truth.  (Like celebrity stories in tabloids.)