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Red herrings and white elephants

Author: Albert Jack; Ama Page
Publisher: London : Metro, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Have you ever wondered what phrases such as 'square meal', 'load of old codswallop', 'egg on your face' or 'in the limelight' mean? Where do they come from? Have you ever taken a moment to wonder  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Jack; Ama Page
ISBN: 9781844544615 1844544613
OCLC Number: 144596709
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Includes index.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Albert Jack ; with illustrations by Ama Page.

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"Amusing and informative...[takes] you on a trip through the most fascinating and richest regions of the English language."--Knutsford Guardian (UK)

 
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