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An apple a day : old-fashioned proverbs and why they still work

Author: Caroline Taggart
Publisher: London : Michael O'Mara, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From wise maxims originating with the Old Testament and other ancient texts to relatively modern gems coined by poets, writers, or philosophers, "An Apple a Day" takes a close look at why these sayings have stood the test of time.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Taggart
ISBN: 9781782430094 1782430091
OCLC Number: 822960017
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Caroline Taggart.

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Proverbs are short, well-known, pithy sayings that offer advice or words of encouragement and are used in everyday English without much thought ever being given to their meanings, or indeed,  Read more...

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Exploring well-known proverbs, their origins, meanings and relevance to life today, this is a fun and fascinating book to dip into, written by an author with a neat sense of humour Choice Magazine Read more...

 
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