Thursday, October 24, 2013


John Koenig's blog project,  Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows,  captures a certain breed of modern melancholy and its many shades. Some of the words existed, some of the phrases are coined by Koenig.

He describes the project as- "A compendium of the aches, demons, vibes, joys and urges that roam the wilderness of the psychological interior. The author’s mission is to harpoon, bag and tag wild sorrows, then release them gently back into the subconscious."

Some of my personal favorites...

He made a video for this one...

His site is well worth a visit.
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I like nodus tollens. Seems fitting.