Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas: Popular Expressions: What They Mean and Where We Got Them by Judy Parkinson, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas: Popular Expressions: What They Mean and Where We Got Them

Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas: Popular Expressions: What They Mean and Where We Got Them

by Judy Parkinson
     
 

Why is it a good thing to be the bee’s knees? How does one become as keen as mustard? And what are people really doing when they see a man about a dog? The origins of a wide range of curious quips and are unveiled in this delightful reference. The meanings of even the most nonsensical phrases are also provided in context.

Overview

Why is it a good thing to be the bee’s knees? How does one become as keen as mustard? And what are people really doing when they see a man about a dog? The origins of a wide range of curious quips and are unveiled in this delightful reference. The meanings of even the most nonsensical phrases are also provided in context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843173656
Publisher:
Michael O'Mara Books
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.03(h) x 0.91(d)

Meet the Author

Judy Parkinson is the author of i before e (except after c) and Elton: Made in England.

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