Happy [cheery, merry, joyful, jocular, gleeful] birthday, Peter

I want / desire / wish to join the Thesaurus Club! 😉

bluebird of bitterness

It’s the birthday of Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869), author of Roget’s Thesaurus*, which is all the excuse I need for indulging in a little bibliophile humor.

*Full title: Roget’s Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases Classified and Arranged so as to Facilitate the Expression of Ideas and Assist in Literary Composition. I kid you not.

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