Say What? The 'Real' Meaning Behind Everyday Expressions

Say What? The 'Real' Meaning Behind Everyday Expressions

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by Rosalie Baker, Tom Lopes
     
 

Ever use the expression "the big cheese"? Perhaps a friend used that phrase to refer to you? Wonder who first used the expression . . . and why . . . and when? Well, read on, Say What? has the answers—along with fun-to-read histories of more than 100 expressions in common use today. Drawn from the popular CALLIOPE world history magazine for kids department "Fun… See more details below

Overview

Ever use the expression "the big cheese"? Perhaps a friend used that phrase to refer to you? Wonder who first used the expression . . . and why . . . and when? Well, read on, Say What? has the answers—along with fun-to-read histories of more than 100 expressions in common use today. Drawn from the popular CALLIOPE world history magazine for kids department "Fun With Words," Say What is a fascinating read and a great source of fun facts for young readers interested in the roots and origins of expressions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014002035
Publisher:
Cricket Media
Publication date:
02/27/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,179,350
File size:
4 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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