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The Resource Common phrases and where they come from, Myron Korach in collaboration with John B. Mordock

Common phrases and where they come from, Myron Korach in collaboration with John B. Mordock

Label
Common phrases and where they come from
Title
Common phrases and where they come from
Statement of responsibility
Myron Korach in collaboration with John B. Mordock
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An amusing guide to the origins and meanings of phrases used in everyday conversation, features entertaining anecdotes about the dog days of summer, stool pigeon, nick of time, and Adam's apple, among others
Cataloging source
BKL
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Korach, Myron
Dewey number
422
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1574
LC item number
.K67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mordock, John B.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
Label
Common phrases and where they come from, Myron Korach in collaboration with John B. Mordock
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • Toothbrush Day
  • 44
  • 4
  • Cardinal Sins
  • 66
  • 5
  • Rigmarole
  • 75
  • 6
  • Hammer Out
  • Handles
  • 88
  • 7
  • Grub
  • 119
  • 8
  • Spring Chicken
  • 131
  • 9
  • Top Banana
  • vii
  • 141
  • 10
  • Kindred Spirits
  • 154
  • 11
  • To Make a Point
  • 171
  • 1
  • Big Daddies
  • 1
  • 2
  • Scrapes
  • 20
Control code
ocn234310079
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xii, 188 pages
Isbn
9781599213071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o234310079
  • (Sirsi) o234310079
  • (OCoLC)234310079
Label
Common phrases and where they come from, Myron Korach in collaboration with John B. Mordock
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • Toothbrush Day
  • 44
  • 4
  • Cardinal Sins
  • 66
  • 5
  • Rigmarole
  • 75
  • 6
  • Hammer Out
  • Handles
  • 88
  • 7
  • Grub
  • 119
  • 8
  • Spring Chicken
  • 131
  • 9
  • Top Banana
  • vii
  • 141
  • 10
  • Kindred Spirits
  • 154
  • 11
  • To Make a Point
  • 171
  • 1
  • Big Daddies
  • 1
  • 2
  • Scrapes
  • 20
Control code
ocn234310079
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xii, 188 pages
Isbn
9781599213071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o234310079
  • (Sirsi) o234310079
  • (OCoLC)234310079

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