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As Right as Rain: The Meaning and Origins of Popular Expressions (Paperback)Caroline Taggart (author)
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 03/03/2016
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A fascinating collection of the many unusual and vibrant phrases that adorn our language, looking at their origins and meanings. Don't be down in the dumps if you can't cut the mustard when asked the definition of certain phrases - this down-to-earth guide is just the ticket. This collection contains some fascinating and remarkable stories about our best-loved and most colourful phrases and show how they originate from the most diverse sources. From advertising to the Ancient Greeks, from the military to meteorology, As Right As Rain takes us on a wonderful journey through our language's history. With more phrases than you can shake a stick at, this collection will bring home the bacon for any Tom, Dick or Harry with a love of language.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
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