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Flying by the seat of your pants : surprising origins of everyday expressions / Harry Oliver.

By: Oliver, Harry.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Perigee Book, 2011 �2008Description: 212 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780399536373; 039953637X (Paper).Other title: March hares and monkeys' uncles. Surprising origins of everyday expressions.Subject(s): English language -- Idioms | English language -- Terms and phrases | English language -- EtymologySummary: Discusses the origin of commonly used and accepted words and phrases such as "green with envy and "ax to grind" and explains what prompted Charles Dickens to wager "I'll eat my hat."1
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"Originally published as March hares and monkeys' uncles in Great Britain in 2008 by John Blake Publishing Ltd."--T.p. verso.

Includes index.

Discusses the origin of commonly used and accepted words and phrases such as "green with envy and "ax to grind" and explains what prompted Charles Dickens to wager "I'll eat my hat."1

Pn. Noor Adzrah Ramle (FKP, USIM) 1 Sumbangan 20150713

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