Book Reviews of Wise Words and Wives' Tales: The Origins, Meanings, and Time-Honored Wisdom of Proverbs and Folk Sayings, Olde and New

Wise Words and Wives' Tales: The Origins, Meanings, and Time-Honored Wisdom of Proverbs and Folk Sayings, Olde and New
Wise Words and Wives' Tales The Origins Meanings and Time-Honored Wisdom of Proverbs and Folk Sayings Olde and New
Author: Stuart Flexner, Doris Flexner
ISBN-13: 9780380762385
ISBN-10: 0380762382
Publication Date: 6/1993
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Publisher: Avon Books (P)
Book Type: Paperback
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Traces the history and gives interesting info about common adages. EG - Don't build castles on sand: traces it from the New Testament through to Edna St. Vincent Millay.