Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pajamas

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    Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pajamas

    Popular Expressions - What They Mean and How We Got Them

    Judy Parkinson

    Reader's Digest 2011

    Hardback 176pp

    9781606521717   Product Code: 22015

    In this book from the Blackboard reference series, Judy Parkinson, author of I Before E (Except after C), presents an A-Z of popular expressions, their meanings and origins. With quotations from sources and anecdotes, she explains the facts - and sometimes theories - behind every saying, including who Methuselah was, how and why people were 'sold down the river' and the Shakespearean source of 'It's all Greek to me'. American spelling.

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