Dictionary of Catch Phrases by Eric Partridge
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Dictionary of Catch Phrases
By Eric Partridge

A Dictionary of Catch Phrases

British and American from the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day 2nd Revised edition

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Dictionary of Catch Phrases by Eric Partridge

Book Description

A catch phrase is a well-known, frequently-used phrase or saying that has 'caught on' or become popular over along period of time. It is often witty or philosophical and this Dictionary gathers together over 7,000 such phrases.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415059169
ISBN-10: 041505916X
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 21mm)
Pages: 412
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Dec-1986
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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