Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red: The Curious Origins of Everyday Sayings and Fun Phrases

Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red: The Curious Origins of Everyday Sayings and Fun Phrases by Andrew Thompson 1612436684 9781612436685
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400 intriguing, entertaining, and often hilarious etymological journies

English is filled with curious, intriguing and bizarre phrases. This book reveals the surprising, captivating and even hilarious origins behind 400 of them, including:

- Read between the Lines
- Cat Got Your Tongue?
- Put a Sock in It
- Close, but No Cigar
- Bring Home the Bacon
- Caught Red-Handed
- Under the Weather
- Raining Cats and Dogs

Perfect for trivia and language lovers alike, this entertaining collection is the ultimate guide to understanding these baffling mini mysteries of the English language.

Author: Andrew Thompson

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 280

Publisher: Ulysses Press

Publication Date: 2017-03-28


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