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The Devil in the Details: the Unexpected Origins of Weird English Words

The Devil in the Details: the Unexpected Origins of Weird English Words( )
Author: Heyser, Emily
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.99
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Have you ever wondered who the Davy Jones was in "Davy Jones's locker" or why a celebrity with a short-lived career is called a "flash in the pan"? Have you ever asked yourself how "heebie-jeebies" came to mean "the creeps" or why things that are "OK" are also "hunky-dory"?If so, you will be intrigued by "The Devil in the Details: The Unexpected Origins of Weird English Words," an etymology book that manages to be both careful, accurate and thorough AND accessible, personal and fun. To...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.57 Inches
Book Weight:0.97 Pounds

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