Explores the words, phrases, and sayings that were used by settlers in North America and looks at their modern meanings, including such phrases as "show your mettle", and "flash in the pan".Explores the words, phrases, and sayings that were used by settlers in North America and looks at their modern meanings, including such phrases as "show your mettle", and "flash in the pan".Read Less
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Bedell, Barb (Cover illustrated by), and DiBiasi, Antoinette Cookie (Interior illustrations by) Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Trade paperback, 8.25x10.75in. Glued binding. 32 p. Color photos and artwork. Audience: Children/juvenile. Language use, adaptation, and development in early English speaking communities: kitchen, spinning and weaving, artisans, at the mill, inns and travel, fashion, guns, medicine, activities and ideas. Glossary.
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