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Opening Pandora's box : phrases we borrowed from the classics and the stories behind them

Author: Ferdie Addis
Publisher: London : Michael O'Mara, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We regularly employ classically-derived expressions in our everyday language, yet many of us have little understanding of the origin of these common phrases. This title offers a look at the stories  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Terms and phrases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ferdie Addis
ISBN: 9781843174110 1843174111
OCLC Number: 640083801
Description: 192 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Ferdie Addis.

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Entertaining and informative, this book provides a fascinating and useful introduction to classical mythology, history and culture The Oldie

 
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