The Dictionary of Cliches
ISBN10: 0345338146 ISBN13: 9780345338143 Publisher: Ballantine Books Published: Jan 1 1987 Pages: 369 Weight: 0.40lbs. Height: 6.75" Width: 4.25" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
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IN A NUTSHELL, here's a terrific A TO Z listing of the meanings and origins of over 2,000 common or particularly interesting cliches for everyone who delights in the pleasure of words.