Tweet, tweet, blurb, blurb

by The bookworm on November 8, 2013

In 1906, an American humorist by the name of Gelett Burgess authored the book “Are You a Bromide?” On the back of its dust jacket the book featured a picture of a young, fictional woman Miss Belinda Blurb,  in the act of blurbing – “YES, this is a ‘BLURB’!” And so the term “blurb” was coined. […]