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Flying by the Seat of Your Pants: Surprising Origins of Everyday Expressions
     

Flying by the Seat of Your Pants: Surprising Origins of Everyday Expressions

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by Harry Oliver
 

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Let's "cut to the chase" and "make no bones about it"-this book will have you "pleased as punch."

Sowing your wild oats, throwing in the towel, painting the town red...Harry Oliver reveals the fascinating stories behind these and other strange turns of phrase steeped in the weird and wonderful history and traditions of everyday life. From quirky terms

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Flying by the Seat of Your Pants 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My daughter received this for Christmas because her class did a short lesson on these common expressions. As we read the explanations, they usually prompt her to ask me a question about that topic or another - which is good! I like it, she at times finds it dry.