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Rome Wasn't Burned in a Day: The Mischief of Language

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Published (first published January 1972)
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When you need a laugh... if you love language..... this delightful quick read full of maloprops, typos and wrong word usage is so much fun. I was laughing out loud with every page. It's just fun. And, if you wish, you can discover the source of many a sentence.
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Rome Wasn't Burned in a Day: The Mischief of Language, by Leo Calvin, Rosten (1972)
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Leo Calvin Rosten (April 11, 1908 - February 19, 1997) was born in Lodz, Russian Empire (now Poland) and died in New York City. He was a teacher and academic, but is best known as a humorist in the fields of scriptwriting, storywriting, journalism and Yiddish lexicography.
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