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Common Phrases, 2nd: And Where They Come From [Paperback]

By Myron Korach & John B. Mordock (Collaborator)
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Pages   188
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 9"
Weight:   0.7 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 17, 2008
Publisher   The Lyons Press
ISBN  1599213079  
EAN  9781599213071  

Availability  13 units.
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An amusing guide to the origins and meanings of phrases used in everyday conversation, features entertaining anecdotes about the dog days of summer, stool pigeon, nick of time, and Adam's apple, among others. Original.

Publishers Description

In the tradition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves and Anguished English, Common Phrases is a fascinating guide to the origins of our language. Wonderful stories reveal the real meaning of Adam's apple, nick of time, stool pigeon, armed to the teeth, raining cats and dogs, at sixes and sevens, dog days of summer, and scores of others. With nearly 35,000 copies sold, this classic begins a new life with a fresh package and a new audience for entertaining reference books.

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More About Myron Korach & John B. Mordock

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Myron Korach was born in 1901 and received a law degree from Case Western Reserve University Law School in 1929. While he attended law school, Korach taught immigrants to read and write, his first experience with their difficulties with idioms. John Mordock, a psychologist by training, has published six books and numerous articles in professional journals. An avid fly fisherman, he has also published articles in outdoor magazines.

Myron Korach was born in 1901.

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