To coin a phrase: A dictionary of origins

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A dictionary of unusual, obscure and frequently misunderstood words in the English language. It deals with what people really say, the reasons why. It gives the stories which lie behind the odd and puzzling words and phrases which we use daily without a second thought until we wonder why.

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