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The Resource Red herrings and white elephants : the origins of the phrases we use everyday, Albert Jack ; with illustrations by Ama Page

Red herrings and white elephants : the origins of the phrases we use everyday, Albert Jack ; with illustrations by Ama Page

Label
Red herrings and white elephants : the origins of the phrases we use everyday
Title
Red herrings and white elephants
Title remainder
the origins of the phrases we use everyday
Statement of responsibility
Albert Jack ; with illustrations by Ama Page
Title variation
Red herrings & white elephants
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A compendium of phrases that are used every day in the English language explores their origins and evolution, encompassing such sayings as "go with the flow," "mad as a hatter," "left in the lurch," and "getting down to brass tacks."
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
181403
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jack, Albert
Dewey number
422
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1689
LC item number
.J32 2005
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
Target audience
adult
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the origins of the phrases we use everyday
Label
Red herrings and white elephants : the origins of the phrases we use everyday, Albert Jack ; with illustrations by Ama Page
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Great Britain: Metro Publishing, 2004
  • 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
Control code
592749
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 256 pages
Isbn
9780060843373
Lccn
2005044793
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780060843373
Label
Red herrings and white elephants : the origins of the phrases we use everyday, Albert Jack ; with illustrations by Ama Page
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Great Britain: Metro Publishing, 2004
  • 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
Control code
592749
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 256 pages
Isbn
9780060843373
Lccn
2005044793
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780060843373

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