• I was horribly bookish, to the point of coming right out and saying it, which I knew was not socially acceptable. I particularly loved the adjective bookish, which I found other people used about as often as ramrod or chum or teetotaler.

    Rachel Cohn, David Levithan (2010). “Dash & Lily's Book of Dares”, p.11, Knopf Books for Young Readers