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Humble Pie And Cold Turkey: English Expressions and Their Origins

Author: Caroline Taggart.

Humble Pie And Cold Turkey: English Expressions and Their Origins

Author: Caroline Taggart.

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Item #: D33803
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: Michael O'Mara
ISBN: 9781789293487
In this highly entertaining book, language enthusiast Caroline Taggart browses through thousands of years of history to shed light on why we use the words and phrases we do. For example, did you know that: If you eavesdrop, you're likely to get wet? If you're galvanized into action, you're behaving like Frankenstein's monster? It's an engaging historical exp... More
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In this highly entertaining book, language enthusiast Caroline Taggart browses through thousands of years of history to shed light on why we use the words and phrases we do. For example, did you know that: If you eavesdrop, you're likely to get wet? If you're galvanized into action, you're behaving like Frankenstein's monster? It's an engaging historical exploration of the bizarre words and phrases that are sprinkled throughout the English language.


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