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Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas

Popular Expressions – What They Mean and Where We Got Them

Judy Parkinson

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'.
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  • Publisher: Michael O'Mara
  • Year: 2020
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 198x129mm
  • ISBN: 9781782430117
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.2kg
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Product code:
508749
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