Adam Jacot de Boinod

Adam Jacot de Boinod

Bio

Adam Jacot de Boinod’s interest in foreign languages was first piqued when doing research for the TV program QI, hosted by Stephen Fry, and subsequently developed into a full-blown obsession. While compiling this book, he read approximately 220 dictionaries, visited 150 Web sites, and perused numerous other books on language.