A reference guide containing information about thousands of phrases and expressions not normally covered by conventional dictionaries. New etymological material about word and phrase histories is included, and there are entries on people and events from mythology, the bible, and literature.
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Adrian Room, who has revised the millennium edition of Brewer's, is the author of over 50 popular reference books, mainly on the origins of words. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a member of the English Place-Name Society. He lives in Lincolnshire.
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Book Description Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrate, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110304348694
Book Description Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0304348694 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1013612