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What's in a Word? Fascinating Stories of More Than 350 Everyday Words and Phrases

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ISBN-10: 1558538119

ISBN-13: 9781558538115

Edition: 2000

Authors: Webb Garrison

List price: $12.99
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This fascinating encyclopaedia of more than 500 words and phrases reveals the hidden meanings of such expressions as to beat the rap, to win hands down and to jump on the bandwagon. The author shows how they came into the English language.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Publication date: 6/10/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Webb Garrison, formerly associate dean of Emory University and president of McKendree College,nbsp;wrote more than 55 books, including Civil War Curiosities and Civil War Trivianbsp;and Fact Book. Before his deathnbsp;in 2000, Garrison lived in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.