Words, my friends, have power. The immediate success or failure of a book depends on many factors – timing and circumstance not least among them. But ultimately, an individual book lives or dies by the power of its content – words, ideas, the beauty of language.One of the entries in our Magic Words: A Dictionary pops up:
“Just say the magic word: Oprah” – Vince Vittore, America’s Network (Jan. 1, 1995)
Origins: This is the given name of the successful talk-show host and media mogul Oprah Winfrey. The word is of Hebrew origin.
- “She who turns her back” – Adrian Room, Cassel’s Dictionary of First Names (2002)