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Summary The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Expressions (Discover the True Stories Behind the English Language's 64 Most Popular Idioms (Etymology Book, ... English Grammar and Idioms, Gift for Readers)

The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Expressions uncovers the fascinating humorous and often unbelievable origin stories behind the English languages most common sayingsNobody thinks twice about sayings like bite the bullet and the cats out of the bag But the strange and wonderf. This book exceeds expectations It has an attractive green hardcover and the entries are interesting well illustrated and informative There are plenty of books available on idiomatic sayings but many of them are overwhelming or missing definitions This book is fun That s what it s purpose is

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 The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Expressions (Discover the True Stories Behind the English Language's 64 Most Popular Idioms (Etymology Book, ... English Grammar and Idioms, Gift for Readers)

Enger seat of a vehicle is called riding shotgun In the Wild West passengers had a crucial job packing heat and preventing highway robberies Whats up with the phrase cat got your tongue Heres a hint It doesnt have anything to do with cats With over 100 pieces of original artwork. Very informative and interesting backstories

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Ul origins of these expressions are far from arbitrary They are rooted in forgotten history Within this book you will discover Why do we say an unwell person is under the weather It goes back to when sickly sailors and seafarers had to rest below deck How come sitting in the pass. Fun and entertaining


8 thoughts on “ The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Expressions (Discover the True Stories Behind the English Language's 64 Most Popular Idioms (Etymology Book, ... English Grammar and Idioms, Gift for Readers)

  1. says:

    This book exceeds expectations. It has an attractive green hardcover and the entries are interesting, well illustrated and informative. There are plenty of books available on idiomatic sayings but many of them are overwhelming or missing definitions. This book is fun! That's what it's purpose is.

  2. says:

    Interesting

  3. says:

    I liked the illustrations and the history of the idioms.

  4. says:

    Fun and entertaining!

  5. says:

    Very informative and interesting backstories

  6. says:

    Great gifts

  7. says:

    Birthday gift for my mum, she loved it, really enjoyed the little cartoons and discovering where all these different sayings

  8. says:

    Very clever book! Fun to have on the coffee table.