Facts on File Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins / Edition 4 available in Hardcover
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More than 9,000 entries over 2,000 new to this revised and expanded edition provide information and anecdotes on the origin and development of a wide range of words and phrases, including slang, nicknames, historical expressions, and more. The Encyclopedia emphasizes words and phrases not fully addressed in standard dictionaries.