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Flying by the seat of your pants

surprising origins of everyday expressions

1st American edition.

Published .
Written in English.

About the Book

Discusses the origin of commonly used and accepted words and phrases such as "green with envy and "ax to grind" and explains what prompted Charles Dickens to wager "I'll eat my hat."

About the Edition

Discusses the origin of commonly used and accepted words and phrases such as "green with envy and "ax to grind" and explains what prompted Charles Dickens to wager "I'll eat my hat."

Edition Notes

"Originally published as March hares and monkeys' uncles in Great Britain in 2008 by John Blake Publishing Ltd."--Title page verso.

Includes index.

Other Titles
Surprising origins of everyday expressions, March hares and monkeys' uncles.
Copyright Date
2008

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
428
Library of Congress
PE1460 .O47 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
212 pages :
Number of pages
212

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26494669M
Internet Archive
flyingbyseatofyo0000oliv
ISBN 10
039953637X
ISBN 13
9780399536373
OCLC/WorldCat
639159566

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