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This is an “Inverness” 

“Oh?” I hear you think “Why?”  Well, just been listening to Libby Purves on “Midweek” including John Lloyd of “Hitch hikers Guide…” fame talking about his new book “Afterliff“. By way of explanation…

“A liff is a familiar object or experience that English has no word for. Afterliff corrects this disgraceful oversight by recycling the names found on signposts.

This brilliant successor to Douglas Adams’ and John Lloyd’s 1983 classic “The Meaning of Liff” features over 900 essential new definitions, including:”

Inverness – the loneliness of garden furniture in winter…..

check out http://www.goodreads.com for more info…

 

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