Ebook Verbivore's Feast, Second Course: More Word & Phrase Origins

Ebook Verbivore's Feast, Second Course: More Word & Phrase Origins

by Chrysti the Wordsmith

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Ebook Verbivore's Feast, Second Course: More Word & Phrase Origins by Chrysti the Wordsmith

In this companion edition to her popular Verbivore's Feast, Chrysti the Wordsmith once again examines the evolution and history of the English language, using the odd expressions and clichés that pepper it. Exploring words such as lollygag and quack, and phrases ranging from break a leg to shake a stick and from adam's apple to trip the light fantastic, Chrysti the Wordsmith uncovers fascinating stories about their origins.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014581363
Publisher: Farcountry Press
Publication date: 07/11/2012
Series: Verbivore's Feast , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 1 MB

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