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world wide words (see Quinion's Other Sites of Interest

Luciferous Logolepsy

worthless word for the day (my own website)

authors who write without regard to the hardships they may engender amongst their readers, or as Harlan Ellison once wrote, "I will use big words from time to time, the meanings of which I may only vaguely perceive, in hopes such cupidity will send you scampering to your dictionary: I will call such behavior "public service."

John Banville
Alan Furst
William Gaddis
James Joyce (!)
John LeCarré
Thomas Pynchon
Wm. Shakespeare
Neal Stephenson
P.G. Wodehouse
Gene Wolfe
etc. etc.