The Facts on File Dictionary of Cliches: Meanings and Origins of More Than 3,500 Terms and Expressionsby Christine Ammer
The Facts On File Dictionary of Clichés explains the meanings and origins of more than 3,000 clichés and common expressions. draws from a wide variety of sources, including the Bible, Shakespeare, and other works of literature. Drawing from a wide variety of sources this book details the meaning of the cliché or expression, its source, early uses, and the history of the phrase over time and its level of use in contemporary English is also noted.
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