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Everyday Phrases: Their Origins and Meanings
Everyday Phrases: Their Origins and Meanings
Neil Ewart
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Explains the origins and meanings of 400 phrases commonly heard throughout the English-speaking world, introducing stories to explore the use of expressions such as "to eat humble pie" some of which originated as many as 2000 years ago.  Read More

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