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The Resource Illustrated histories of every day expressions : discover the true stories behind the English language's 64 most popular idioms, James McGuire; illustrated by Alex Kalomeris

Illustrated histories of every day expressions : discover the true stories behind the English language's 64 most popular idioms, James McGuire; illustrated by Alex Kalomeris

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Illustrated histories of every day expressions : discover the true stories behind the English language's 64 most popular idioms
Title
Illustrated histories of every day expressions
Title remainder
discover the true stories behind the English language's 64 most popular idioms
Statement of responsibility
James McGuire; illustrated by Alex Kalomeris
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Contributor
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Illustrator
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Language
eng
Summary
"With over 100 illustrations, The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Expressions gets to the bottom of the fascinating, humorous, and often unbelievable origin stories behind the English language's most popular sayings! Including: Jump the shark; Kick the bucket; Close but no cigar; Bring home the bacon; Cost an arm and a leg; Let them eat cake; Raining cats and dogs; and many, many more! Read up on these fascinating idioms and you'll be the cat's pajamas!"--Page 4 of cover
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GZD
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McGuire, James
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
P301.5.I34
LC item number
M34 2019
Literary form
non fiction
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Kalomeris, Alex
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  • English language
  • English language
  • Figures of speech
  • English language
  • English language
  • Figures of speech
Label
Illustrated histories of every day expressions : discover the true stories behind the English language's 64 most popular idioms, James McGuire; illustrated by Alex Kalomeris
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1089290891
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
139 pages
Isbn
9781732512603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Illustrated histories of every day expressions : discover the true stories behind the English language's 64 most popular idioms, James McGuire; illustrated by Alex Kalomeris
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1089290891
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
139 pages
Isbn
9781732512603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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