Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red

The Curious Origins of Everyday Sayings and Fun Phrases
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Author(s): Andrew Thompson
Original Publish Date: Mar 28, 2017
Product Number: EB00689289
Released: Mar 28, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781612436951
Publisher: Ulysses Press
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Description

400 intriguing, entertaining, and often hilarious etymological journies English is filled with curious, intriguing and bizarre phrases. This book reveals the surprising, captivating and even hilarious origins behind 400 of them, including: Read between the Lines Cat Got Your Tongue? Put a Sock in It Close, but No Cigar Bring Home the Bacon Caught Red-Handed Under the Weather Raining Cats and Dogs Perfect for trivia and language lovers alike, this entertaining collection is the ultimate guide to understanding these baffling mini mysteries of the English language.

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