Who Put the Butter in Butterfly?: And Other Fearless Investigations into Our Illogical Language

Who Put the Butter in Butterfly?: And Other Fearless Investigations into Our Illogical Language

by David Feldman
     
 

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Bestselling author and pop-culture pundit David Feldman demystifies our language's most curious cliches and quips. From cooties and mugwumps to Ps and Qs and Peeping Tom, this is a doozie of a diversion.

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Bestselling author and pop-culture pundit David Feldman demystifies our language's most curious cliches and quips. From cooties and mugwumps to Ps and Qs and Peeping Tom, this is a doozie of a diversion.

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Popular study of word and phrase origins for general readers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060160722
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/1989
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 11.11(h) x 1.11(d)

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Meet the Author

David Feldman is the author of ten previous volumes of Imponderables®. He has a master's degree in popular culture from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and consults and lectures on the media. He lives in New York City.

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