Why Do We Say it?
The Stories behind the Words, Expressions and Cliches We Use
Why Do We Say it? by Castle Books
Book DescriptionHow did lollypops get their name? What's long about a longshoreman? Why do we pass the buck? The answers are in this fascinating volume. The intriguing origins of hundreds of unusual words and expressions are here, organized in a handy alphabetical format. Useful for reference and fun just for browsing, this book is also a great way to expand your vocabulary and enjoy doing it. The hardcover edition makes a wonderful gift for readers and writers, scholars and students. Uncover the mysteries of the modern English language and share the facts and trivia with your family and friends.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781555210106
(190mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Sandstone Publishing
Publisher: Sandstone Publishing
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1985
Country of Publication: Australia
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