Flying Pigs and Nosey Parkers: Origins of Words and Phrases We Use Every Day (BOK)

Harry Oliver

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Whilst we might choose our words carefully, we rarely think about the origins behind the many phrases, place names and expressions we use every day. Yet, behind these words lies a fascinating story, steeped in the weird and wonderful history and traditions of every day life. From hundreds of commonplace and more quirky terms, to names of streets and cities, this fascinating and fun book anwers the questions you've always wondered about the wondeful language we all use, yet seldom think about. So if it is all Greek to you and seems like hocus pocus, for Pete's sake don't be left on tenderhooks, have a gander at this idiosyncratic tome. Make no bones about it - it's the bee's knees!

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2009
Forfatter Harry Oliver Forlag
BLAKE PUBLISHING
ISBN 9781844548453 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 198 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Slang & dialect humour