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Black sheep and lame ducks : the origins of even more phrases we use every day / Albert Jack ; Illustrations by Ama Page.

Jack, Albert (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 422 Jack (Text) 31208911205799 non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399535123
  • ISBN: 0399535128
  • Physical Description: xv, 235 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note: "A Perigee Book."
Originally published: Great Britain : Allen Lane, 2007.
"Perigee trade paperback."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Money (or the lack of it) -- All at sea -- Country wisdom -- Going to war -- The world of books -- That's entertainment -- Exotic origins -- This sporting life -- Religion -- People and places -- Animalistic -- The working day -- All-american -- The ruling classes -- Food for thought -- The ancient world -- Both sides of the law -- Love and death.
Subject: English language > Terms and phrases.
English language > Etymology.

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