March Hares and Monkeys' Uncles by Harry Oliver
Look inside with Google Book Preview
March Hares and Monkeys' Uncles
By Harry Oliver

March Hares and Monkeys' Uncles

Origins of the Words and Phrases We Use Every Day

By (author) See other recent books by Harry Oliver
Format: Paperback

Checking availability...

March Hares and Monkeys' Uncles by Harry Oliver

Book Description

Whilst we might choose our words carefully, we rarely think about the origins behind the many phrases, place names and expressions we use everyday. Yet, behind these words lies a fascinating story, steeped in the weird and wonderful history and traditions of everyday life. From hundreds of commonplace and more quirky terms, to names of streets, cities and public houses, this fascinating and fun book answers the questions you've always had about the wonderful language we all use, yet seldom think about.So if it's all Greek to you and seems like hocus pocus, for Pete's sake don't be left on tenderhooks, have a gander at this idiosyncractic tome. Make no bones about it - it's the bee's knees!

Buy March Hares and Monkeys' Uncles book by Harry Oliver from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781844546701
ISBN-10: 1844546705
Format: Paperback
(186mm x 115mm x 19mm)
Pages: 258
Imprint: John Blake Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about March Hares and Monkeys' Uncles book by Harry Oliver and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Harry Oliver close
» close