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Casual Lex: An Informal Assemblage of Why We Say What We Say (Special edition)

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Casual Lex: An Informal Assemblage of Why We Say What We Say - Garrison, Webb
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Are you a lover of language? Awaken your passion for words, and savor the sheer deliciousness of the things people say! Casual Lex holds the hidden pleasures found in our usage of words. This fresh edition of the classic Why You Say It will turn you on to the fascinating?and often surprising?stories behind everyday words and phrases. Experience Casual Lex and discover: The phrase hell on wheels comes from the early American practice of renting railway flatcars to create rolling casinos and brothels bound for the Wild West. ...

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Casual Lex: An Informal Assemblage of Why We Say What We Say 2005, Thomas Nelson, Nashville

ISBN-13: 9781401602185

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