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Words Alive Again!
Don Smith
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Words Alive Again!

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Have you been wondering why Preacher Graham went a little crackers? Or how Caesar came to New Jersey? Or why the foolish King Midas should have been muffled? Well, now's your chance to find out! Here's a whole new batch of funny phrases, nutty names, and silly sayings, that have crept into our everyday language while no one was looking.
Mass Market Paperback, 1st, 122 pages
Published 1980 by Scholastic
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Edy Gies
Nov 03, 2014 Edy Gies rated it really liked it
I love this kind of book. It is a good informational read for middle school students and gives them a great base to build their vocabulary and language skills on. I never knew that there was a man who created graham crackers or where the expression, "Say cheese" came from.
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