Is it a bad sign that a piece of fiction needs its own glossary?
I don’t want to sound like I’m complaining here, I mean, I’m all for understanding the words I’m reading, but when a novel has a glossary, it makes me concerned. Does that mean I don’t have to write Classic Word of the Day posts? Or does it mean that I have to write more? Do your copies of The Return of the Native have glossaries, too? Are these real words, or Hardy specials?