The Resource Bees Knees and Barmy Armies - Origins of the Words and Phrases we Use Every Day, (electronic resource)

Bees Knees and Barmy Armies - Origins of the Words and Phrases we Use Every Day, (electronic resource)

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Bees Knees and Barmy Armies - Origins of the Words and Phrases we Use Every Day
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Bees Knees and Barmy Armies - Origins of the Words and Phrases we Use Every Day
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Summary
Every day we pepper our speech with hundreds of phrases, place names and expressions, but rarely do we think about their origins. If we did, we'd be in for a treat, because the stories behind our sayings are often fascinating, amusing and intriguing. Following on from the bestselling March Hares and Monkeys' Uncles, once again Harry Oliver has delved deep into the history behind hundreds of terms in our endlessly rich language, and produced a tome packed with answers to the questions you might ask about the words and phrases we all use but rarely stop to ponder. From ancient idioms to up-to-t
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422.03
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PE1689 .O45 2010
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non fiction
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Bees Knees and Barmy Armies - Origins of the Words and Phrases we Use Every Day, (electronic resource)
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Bees Knees and Barmy Armies - Origins of the Words and Phrases we Use Every Day, (electronic resource)
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  • Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE: FOOD AND DRINK; CHAPTER TWO: MILITARY; CHAPTER THREE: ANIMALS AND NATURE; CHAPTER FOUR: SPORTS AND GAMES; CHAPTER FIVE: POLITICS; CHAPTER SIX: SARTORIAL MATTERS; CHAPTER SEVEN: BUSINESS AND MONEY; CHAPTER EIGHT: FALSE FRIENDS; CHAPTER NINE: LAW AND ORDER; CHAPTER TEN: ANCIENT TIMES; CHAPTER ELEVEN: MIND AND BODY; CHAPTER TWELVE: PLACES; CHAPTER THIRTEEN: WORK; CHAPTER FOURTEEN: BIBLICAL; CHAPTER FIFTEEN: NAUTICAL; CHAPTER SIXTEEN: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: ACROSS THE POND
  • CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: WEATHERCHAPTER NINETEEN: ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT; CHAPTER TWENTY: RELIGION AND SUPERSTITION; CHAPTER TWENTY ONE: MEDICINE; CHAPTER TWENTY TWO: MISCELLANEOUS ... ; A, B, C; INDEX; D, E, F; G, H, I; J, K, L; M, N, O; P, Q, R; S, T, U; V, W, X; ALSO BY HARRY OLIVER; Copyright
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1 online resource (199 p.)
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online
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9781857829440
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