What is wordology?
Here are some definitions.*
wordology n, pl
wordologies 1 the science of developing
and organising words relating to a specific subject matter in an informative,
easy-to-read and intelligent way. 2 the art of assimilating
and disseminating any information in the written form, in an original
and logical manner.
wordologist n 1
a person who writes text mainly for advertisements, brochures and sales
literature of various descriptions etc., esp. as an occupation.
2 a talented individual with the ability to react in a positive,
speedy and proactive way to any client brief. 3 one
who has the necessary expertise and experience to compile a combination
of appropriate words in order to convey a selling message succinctly
and accurately. 4 a writer who prepares concepts, headlines,
straps and text in the form of a memorable promotional message in any
russ the wordologist n
1 a unique person who is more commonly known as Russell Hood
and who considers himself to be a bit of a wordologist, not least by
inventing a couple of words that do not appear in any of today’s
recognised dictionaries. 2 an easy-going self-assured
chap who performs his tasks on time and at reasonable cost.
3 by definition, the first person you should contact
next time you need a good freelance copywriter.
*Reproduced from the Concise Chambers
Shorter Oxford Dictionary of Collins 21st Century English, without anybody’s