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Synopsis: "I coulda been a contender", Molotov cocktail, catch-22, Beatrice. Our language is full of allusions, terms, names, and phrases that have been shorthand for certain attributes or circumstances. This dictionary explains the current meanings and original contexts of more than 1500 allusions of the past millennium drawn from history, literature, art, and mass culture. Sample entries include: apple pie - an American dish that has become a metaphor for American values; K-Mart - the name of this department store chain has become a symbol of bargain-basement products; and Wall Street - the location of the Stock Exchange brings to mind huge financial deals, insider trading and greed.
Title: The Facts on File Dictionary of Modern ...
Publisher: Checkmark Books
Book Condition: GOOD
Book Description Checkmark Books, 2001. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP16114038
Book Description Checkmark Books, 2001. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP10582503
Book Description Checkmark Books, 2001. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP92569717
Book Description Checkmark Books. Paperback. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Bookseller Inventory # 2698681663
Book Description Checkmark Books. Paperback. Book Condition: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Bookseller Inventory # 2786186494
Book Description Checkmark Books. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Bookseller Inventory # G0816045763I3N10
Book Description Checkmark Books 2001-07-01, 2001. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 0816045763 Has some shelf wear, highlighting, underlining and/or writing. Great used condition. A portion of your purchase of this book will be donated to non-profit organizations. Over 1,000,000 satisfied customers since 1997! We ship daily M-F. Choose expedited shipping (if available) for much faster delivery. Delivery confirmation on all US orders. Bookseller Inventory # Z0816045763Z2
Book Description Checkmark Books, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0816045763
Book Description Checkmark Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2001. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Fine To As New. First Printing. pages are clean crisp, bright. Binding is tight, no spine creasing. no or very faint shelving rub to cover edges. No Names, No stamps, No Markin. Bookseller Inventory # BR29331
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97808160457614.0