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I Didn't Know That: From
I Didn't Know That From Ants in the Pants to Wet Behind the Ears--the Unusual Origins of the Things We Say
Author: Karlen Evins, Karlen Evins
Every common expression has a history, and it's often not what one would expect. I Didn't Know That offers a lighthearted yet enlightening look at the unusual origins of hundreds of words and sayings that pepper our language. From "ants in the pants" (a questionable old English home remedy) to the "whole nine yards" (which has nothing to ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781416532385
ISBN-10: 1416532382
Publication Date: 5/15/2007
Pages: 176
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Publisher: Scribner
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Audio CD
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