Why Do We Say It? the Stories Behind the Words, Expressions and Cliches We Use
Edison, NJ, Castle Books. 1985, Not Stated Assumed First Edition. (ISBN: 1555210104). Hard Cover. Pages clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. DJ clean, crisp, colors bright. Red boards, gilt lettering, bright, clean, minimal shelf wear. How did the lollypops get their name? What's long about a longshoreman? Why do we pass the buck? The origins of hundreds of unusual words and expressions are here, organized in a handy alphabetical format. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities and/or flaws described. New/New.
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Keywords: Language Arts & Disciplines, Vocabulary, Etymology, Reference Language & Literature Studies 1555210104