Modern Proverbs and Proverbial Sayings

Modern Proverbs and Proverbial Sayings

Book - 1989
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Baker & Taylor
Lists by key word thousands of proverbs currently in use in Britain and the U.S

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A compilation of British and American proverbial sayings old ones still part of common parlance, others recently coined, and familiar ones with modern twists. The author (English, emeritus, Harvard) collected the proverbs from more than 7,000 books, as well as newspapers and magazines. The sayings are alphabetized by key word, with cross-references. Each entry consists of quotations, with their sources, in chronological order. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1989
ISBN: 9780674580534
Branch Call Number: R 398.921 WHI
Characteristics: xv, 709 p. ; 26 cm


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