Random House dictionary of America's popular proverbs and sayings

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Random House,
Pub. Date:
[2000]
Edition:
2nd ed.
Language:
English
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Arranged in an A to Z format for ease of use, this collection of proverbs and everyday expressions is newly revised with new entries and updated citations. Comprehensive and entertaining, it includes both biblical proverbs and everyday expressions used in America today, with historical usage and up-to-the-minute examples from the media. This treasure trove of language includes sayings from "Let sleeping dogs lie" (Chaucer's Troilus and Chriseyde, c. 1374) to "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing" (Vanderbilt University football coach Red Sanders, 1953), and many others that have enjoyed popular use in America over the centuries. Over 1,500 proverbs and 10,000 illustrative citations--including 200      sayings new to this edition Cross-referencing to all relative proverbs and sayings Extensive subject index for easy reference Thorough bibliography of proverb collections and works cited in the book Cross-referencing to all relative proverbs and sayings Extensive subject index for easy reference Thorough bibliography of proverb collections and works cited in the book
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9780375705847
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