Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas PDF ePub eBook

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Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas free pdf How on earth did 'with bells on' come to express enthusiasm? What do chips on shoulders have to do with inferiority complexes? And who is the face that launched a thousand ships? Did you know that 'the rule of thumb' refers to the use of the thumb to make measurements, as the first joint of the average adult thumb measures one inch? Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas provides us with the meanings of these well-worn and much-loved phrases by putting these linguistic quirks in context, and explaining how and why they were first used. Absorbing, diverting and fascinating - as far as gift books go, Spilling the Beans really is the bee's knees!

About Judy Parkinson

Judy Parkinson is a freelance writer who has authored numerous bestselling titles for Michael O'Mara Books, including I Before E (except after C) and Remember, Remember (the fifth of November).

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Author : Judy Parkinson
Publisher : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Data Published : 04 April 2013
ISBN : 1782430113
EAN : 9781782430117
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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