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The Cat's Pyjamas: The Penguin Book of Cliches
This is a fascinating, thematic exploration of cliches from as the actress said to the bishop to zero hour, explaining what they are and where they've come from. Julia Cresswell has taken her best-selling dictionary of cliches ('Sumptuous...A mine of information.' - "Guardian") back to the drawing board and has created a book, packed with famous (and infamous) quotations a ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published September 3rd 2008 by Penguin Global
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