Why Do We Say It?

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How did lollypops get their name? What's long about a longshoreman?  Why do we pass the buck? The answers are in this fascinating volume.  The intriguing origins of hundreds of unusual words and expressions are here, organized in a handy alphabetical format. Useful for reference and fun just for browsing, this book is also a great way to expand your vocabulary and enjoy doing it. The hardcover edition makes a wonderful gift for readers and writers, scholars and students. Uncover the mysteries of the modern English language and share the facts and trivia with your family and friends. 

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Title: Why Do We Say It?
Publisher: Castle Books; Reissue edition (November 29, 2009)
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