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Back cover copy This dictionary explains the meanings and history of over cliches in current English use. It will be an invaluable tool both to people with an interest in words and their history and to professional writers and speakers of all kinds. Book ratings by Goodreads.
Dictionary of Cliches: If You Wonder about the Origins of All Those Old Saws-- from First Blush to Bite the Dust--You'll Find This Book the Cat's Meow! [James. A Dictionary of Cliches [Eric Partridge] on linawycatuzy.gq *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work is full of things better left unsaid: hackneyed phrases, .
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