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How 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 Details

ISBN: 9781555210106
ISBN-10: 1555210104
Format: Paperback
(190mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Pages: 286
Imprint: Sandstone Publishing
Publisher: Sandstone Publishing
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1985
Country of Publication: Australia

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