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    DescriptionThe Amazing Secrets of the Phrases We Use Everyday Phraseology is the ultimate collection of everything you never knew about the wonderful phrases found in the English language. It contains information about phrase history and etymology; unusual, lost, or uncommon phrases; how phrases are formed; and more than 7,000 facts about common English phrases. Practical enough to be used as a reference book but so fun that every book lover will want to read it straight through, Phraseology contains such engrossing tidbits as: ACROSS THE BOARD is an allusion to the board displaying the odds in a horse race ARTESIAN WELL gets its name from Artois, where such wells were first made BEST MAN originated in Scotland, where the groom kidnapped his bride with the aid of friends, including the toughest and bravest - the best man.


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    Title
    Phraseology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barbara Ann Kipfer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 161 mm
    Height: 227 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 485 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781402212871
    ISBN 10: 1402212879
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24110
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC subject category V2: CFF
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 680
    DC22: 425
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    BISAC V2.8: REF023000, LAN014000
    B&T Approval Code: A21010000
    BISAC V2.8: LAN016000, REF025000, LAN024000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 422.03
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PE1689 .K535 2008
    Thema V1.0: CFF
    Publisher
    Sourcebooks, Inc
    Imprint name
    Sourcebooks, Inc
    Publication date
    09 February 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Naperville
    Author Information
    Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD is the author of many list and reference books. Barbara has an MPhil and PhD in Linguistics from University of Exeter, a PhD in Archaeology, an MA in Buddhist Studies from Greenwich University, and a BS in Physical Education from Valparaiso University. A lexicographer and part-time archaeologist, Barbara is the managing editor of Lexico LLC.