Why Do We Say It? (Hardcover)

The Stories Behind the Words, Expressions, and Cliches We Use

By Editors of Chartwell Books

Chartwell Books, 9780785835707, 286pp.

Publication Date: August 15, 2017

List Price: 7.99*
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Description

Why Do We Say It? uncovers the roots of the English language and connects them to their intriguing origins. From idioms to cliches, this comprehensive book shows you the way around the English language
 
The intriguing origins of hundreds of unusual words and expressions are here for your perusal, handily organized in an alphabetical format. Useful for reference or just for browsing, Why Do We Say It? is also a great way to expand your vocabulary and have fun while doing it.
 
This edition makes a wonderful gift for readers, writers, scholars, and students. Uncover the mysteries of the modern English language and share the facts and trivia with your family and friends.


 


About the Author

Publishing and supplying books to wholesalers, mail order companies, and retail stores for over 60 years. Chartwell Books publishes across a wide range of subjects, including history, craft, home reference, puzzles and games, music and music instruction, art instruction, transportation, and more.