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Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red : The Curious Origins of Everyday Sayings and Fun Phrases
by Andrew Thompson




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400 intriguing, entertaining, and often hilarious etymological journies

English is filled with curious, intriguing and bizarre phrases. This book reveals the surprising, captivating and even hilarious origins behind 400 of them, including:

- Read between the Lines
- Cat Got Your Tongue?
- Put a Sock in It
- Close, but No Cigar
- Bring Home the Bacon
- Caught Red-Handed
- Under the Weather
- Raining Cats and Dogs

Perfect for trivia and language lovers alike, this entertaining collection is the ultimate guide to understanding these baffling mini mysteries of the English language.

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Overview

400 intriguing, entertaining, and often hilarious etymological journies

English is filled with curious, intriguing and bizarre phrases. This book reveals the surprising, captivating and even hilarious origins behind 400 of them, including:

- Read between the Lines
- Cat Got Your Tongue?
- Put a Sock in It
- Close, but No Cigar
- Bring Home the Bacon
- Caught Red-Handed
- Under the Weather
- Raining Cats and Dogs

Perfect for trivia and language lovers alike, this entertaining collection is the ultimate guide to understanding these baffling mini mysteries of the English language.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781612436685
  • ISBN-10: 1612436684
  • Publisher: Ulysses Press
  • Publish Date: March 2017
  • Page Count: 280
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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