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A Dictionary of American proverbs

Author: Wolfgang Mieder
Publisher: Oxford University Press ; New York, ©1992.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a treasury of over 15,000 sayings, adages and maxims commonly used in the USA and Canada. Based on oral as well as written sources, it covers uniquely North American proverbs as well as those  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionnaires
Dictionnaire
dictionnaire
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Mieder
ISBN: 0195053990 9780195053999 0195111338 9780195111330
OCLC Number: 300138033
Description: xviii, 710 p.
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Responsibility: Wolfgang Mieder, editor in chief ; Stewart A. Kingsbury, Kelsie B. Harder, editors.
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'This elaborate book is the fruit of nearly 50 years' work in the field. The book will help journalists desperate for an unusual gnomic peg and is good bedside browsing.'Philip Howard, Times Saturday Read more...

 
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