The Good Samaritan Bites the Dust: The Amazing Way the Bible Influences Our Everyday Language

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Ever claimed that there is 'no rest for the wicked', judged something as 'sour grapes', or rallied friends by shouting 'eat, drink and be merry'? Knowingly or not, you have been quoting from the Bible. The English language features countless biblically-derived phrases that are used by people on a day-to-day basis, yet the user often does not know the origin or meaning behind them. However, there is a wealth of fascinating stories and history to be learned. "The Good Samaritan Bites the Dust" offers a light-hearted and ...

The Good Samaritan Bites the Dust: The Amazing Way the Bible Influences Our Everyday Language 2011, Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781843176930

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