The Resource The Dictionary of Cliches : A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes, (electronic resource)

The Dictionary of Cliches : A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes, (electronic resource)

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The Dictionary of Cliches : A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes
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The Dictionary of Cliches
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A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes
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eng
Summary
The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Clichés features more than four thousand unique clichés and common expressions. Author Christine Ammer explores the phrases and terms that enliven our language and uncovers expressions that have long been considered dead. With each entry, she includes a thorough definition, origin of the term, and an insightful example.Some of the clichés brought into the limelight include: Blood is thicker than water Monkey see, monkey do Brass tacks Burn the midnight oil<b
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MEAUC
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  • 423.1
  • 423/.1
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no index present
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PE1689 .A48 2013
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non fiction
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The Dictionary of Cliches : A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes, (electronic resource)
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The Dictionary of Cliches : A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/ZnJlYWQ6OTc4MTYyODczNDU5MTpl
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Title Page; Clichés; Contents; Preface to the New Edition; Author's Note; a; b; c; d; e; f; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; P; q; r; s; t; u; v; w; x, y; Index
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ocn862790323
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1 online resource (1105 p.)
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online
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9781628734591
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(electronic bk.)
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remote

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