A Word in Your Shell-Like: 6,000 Curious & Everyday Phrases Explained

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"A Word in your Shell-Like" will be the ideal replacement or complement to that tatty old copy of Brewer's most of us have about the house: a modern, entertaining guide to the wonderful world of phrases, familiar and unfamiliar, a landmark publication by one of the key world authorities in English language reference. It is an entirely phrase-based book, exploring well-known phrases - catchphrases, slogans, idioms, cliches, nicknames, titles of books and films, and quotations. The articles will contain discussion of meaning, ...

A Word in Your Shell-Like: 6,000 Curious & Everyday Phrases Explained 2004, Collins Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780007155934

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