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Origins and meanings of popular phrases and names.

Basil Hargrave

Origins and meanings of popular phrases and names.

by Basil Hargrave

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Published by T.W. Laurie in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries,
  • Terms and phrases,
  • Allusions,
  • Names,
  • English language -- Etymology,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Language

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPopular phrases and names.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAG5 .H18 1948
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 350 p.
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6044291M
    LC Control Number49001451
    OCLC/WorldCa8744018

    Oh, how I love words! And phrases and weird things people all fascinates me! This does not quite reach the dizzy heights of The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language orThe Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language - an enchanted week when I read those! but all the same, this book is 3/5. TITLE: Origins and Meanings of Popular Phrases & Names. Including Those Which Came Into Use During the Great War. AUTHOR: Hargrave, B. PUBLISHER: PUBLICATION DATE: BINDING: Hardcover. CONDITION: Good. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: A good condition dust jacket is present. The hinges are in good condition. The text to the spine is.

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    These common idiom origins may not be well known. But as you can see, they have interesting historical backgrounds. Check out more fun lists on Listcaboodle! Thank you for reading about common idiom origins. You might also like: 10 Best Comic Book Mail Order Ads: Novelties, Gags & Gimmicks. Funny Dog Videos. Life Hacks for High Schoolers.   The Origins of 10 Common Words & Phrases. and is the term used in the first sentence of the book of Genesis about the creation of Heaven and Earth. Reply. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * .


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