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Common Phrases : And Where They Come From, Second Edition
by Myron Korach and John Mordock




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In the tradition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves and Anguished English, Common Phrases is a fascinating guide to the origins of our language. Wonderful stories reveal the real meaning of Adam's apple, nick of time, stool pigeon, armed to the teeth, raining cats and dogs, at sixes and sevens, dog days of summer, and scores of others. With nearly 35,000 copies sold, this classic begins a new life with a fresh package and a new audience for entertaining reference books.

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Overview

In the tradition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves and Anguished English, Common Phrases is a fascinating guide to the origins of our language. Wonderful stories reveal the real meaning of Adam's apple, nick of time, stool pigeon, armed to the teeth, raining cats and dogs, at sixes and sevens, dog days of summer, and scores of others. With nearly 35,000 copies sold, this classic begins a new life with a fresh package and a new audience for entertaining reference books.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781599213071
  • ISBN-10: 1599213079
  • Publisher: Lyons Press
  • Publish Date: July 2008
  • Page Count: 202
  • Dimensions: 8.96 x 6.24 x 0.57 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds


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