Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable

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Completely updated for the 21st century, this top-selling reference presents imaginative definitions and origins of thousands of words, idioms, catchphrases, slogans, nicknames and events from TV, literature, music, comic strips and computer games.show more

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  • Hardback | 868 pages
  • 182 x 234 x 62mm | 1,759.93g
  • HODDER EDUCATION
  • CHAMBERS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0550105646
  • 9780550105646
  • 488,535

About John Ayto

Ian Crofton has compiled many works of reference, books of quotations and miscellanies over the years, including A Dictionary of Musical Quotations (with Donald Fraser), A Dictionary of Art Quotations, The Guinness Encyclopedia (as editor-in-chief), Brewer's Dictionary of Curious Titles, and, with John Ayto, Brewer's Britain and Ireland and the second edition of Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable. He lives in North London with his family and three whippets.show more

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