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Taking the Proverbial: The Psychology of Proverbs and Sayings

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An amusing and highly readable collection of articles examining the psychological truths and misconceptions behind the proverbs and sayings we use every day.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 12th 2008 by Chambers (first published September 19th 2007)
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sisterimapoet
Feb 15, 2010 sisterimapoet rated it liked it
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A neat little collection of pieces based on proverbs. Easy to dip into and packed full of psychological facts. Lots to think about and question whether you agree or not. I like the way they were cross referenced and often seemed to disagree with each other. The main downer was the way each essay ended on a comical note. The formula started to wear a little thin.
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this is one of the most interesting books i have ever read. it's amazing how stupid humans are.
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