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The dictionary of modern proverbs

Author: Charles Clay Doyle; Wolfgang Mieder; Fred R Shapiro
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2012.
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A volume of English-language proverbs that originated in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Entries are organized alphabetically by key words, with information about the earliest datable appearance, origin, history, and meaning of each proverb.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Doyle, Charles Clay, 1943-
Dictionary of modern proverbs.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011051982
(OCoLC)759174383
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Clay Doyle; Wolfgang Mieder; Fred R Shapiro
ISBN: 9780300183351 0300183356
OCLC Number: 794004254
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 294 pages)
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""How to Read the Entries""; ""PROVERBS""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; "" L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""; ""Appendix: Some No Longer “Modern� Proverbs""; ""Works Cited""
Responsibility: compiled by Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mieder, and Fred R. Shapiro.
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