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Why You Say It The Fascinating Stories Behind over 600 Everyday Words and Phrases

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ISBN-10: 1558531289

ISBN-13: 9781558531284

Edition: 1992 (Revised)

Authors: Webb B. Garrison

List price: $14.99
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The Fascinating stories behind over 600 everyday words and phrases suchas... Shindig - A veteran square dance callerwill tell you that bruised shins result from the swigging feet of beginningdancers. A dance that leaves telltale marks on the lower legs of participantsis a shindig. Alibi - The word is taken straight fromLatin and means "elsewhere." The perfect "alibi" is to proveone was "elsewhere" when the deed was done. And many more...
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Webb Garrison is a former university dean & college president who has spent a lifetime collecting & chronicling Civil War imagery & documentation. He has written more than 1,000 articles for magazines, & over 65 books - of which the most popular are on the Civil War; their cumulative sales are approaching one million copies. He is a frequent speaker on this subject for radio talk shows & national TV programs. Webb Garrison lives in North Carolina.