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Words from the White House : Words and Phrases Coined or Popularized by America's Presidents

Author: Paul Dickson
Publisher: New York : Walker & Company, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Collects American presidential words, phrases, and slogans that have defined the nation's culture, in a work arranged chronologically and complemented by definitions, etymologies, and essays placing each entry in its cultural context.
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Terms and phrases
Biography Miscellanea
Quotations, maxims, etc
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dickson
ISBN: 9780802743800 0802743803
OCLC Number: 795175031
Description: 197 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Brave new words --
Hail to the White House: words, phrases, and slogans A to Z --
The neologist in chief?
Responsibility: Paul Dickson.

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Collects American presidential words, phrases, and slogans that have defined the nation's culture, in a work arranged chronologically and complemented by definitions, etymologies, and essays placing each entry in its cultural context.

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