The English language is a beautiful thing, with words created for some of the most bizarre ideas and beliefs. The Project Twins have recreated the definitions of some of the most obscure as pieces of art in their A-Z Of Unusual Words of which we have a few highlights below.
Biblioclasm: The practice of destroying, often ceremoniously, books or other written material and media.
Cacodemonomania: The pathological belief that one is inhabited by an evil spirit.
Fanfaronade: Swaggering; empty boasting; blustering manner or behavior; ostentatious display.
Jettatura: The casting of an evil eye.
Noegenesis: Production of knowledge.
Tarantism: A disorder characterised by an uncontrollable urge to dance.