Book Reviews of 2107 Curious Word Origins, Sayings and Expressions from White Elephants to Song Dance

2107 Curious Word Origins, Sayings and Expressions from White Elephants to Song Dance
2107 Curious Word Origins Sayings and Expressions from White Elephants to Song Dance
Author: Charles Earle Funk
ISBN-13: 9780883658451
ISBN-10: 0883658453
Publication Date: 9/1993
Pages: 992
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Publisher: Galahad
Book Type: Hardcover
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reviewed 2107 Curious Word Origins, Sayings and Expressions from White Elephants to Song Dance on + 15 more book reviews
Ever wonder where certain sayings come from, etc? This is the book for you. A great light summer reading.
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where did the phrase "independent as a hog on ice" come from?? many of these sayings are nothing more than figurative applications of commonplace utterances