All words are made up, but where did these words come from? Some words we use every day come to us from books and plays, and we may never have known it! Ranging from sources such as a 12th century epic poem to a 20th century horror novel, these are 15 words that writers have given us.

15 words you never knew came from literature [Infographic]

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