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Spilling the beans on the cat's pyjamas : popular expressions - what they mean and where we got them

Author: Judy Parkinson
Publisher: London : Michael O'Mara Books Limited, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How on earth did 'with bells on' come to express enthusiasm? And what do chips on shoulders have to do with inferiority complexes? Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas provides us with the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Terms and phrases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Parkinson
ISBN: 9781782430117 1782430113
OCLC Number: 824726633
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Judy Parkinson.

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