Cheeky and informative, Around the World in 80 Cliches provides phrases and expressions from all over the world.
Whether cliches get under your skin or make you laugh, this dictionary of cliches goes the extra mile to provide an essential resource for students, teachers, writers, and anyone with a keen interest in language. Excellent reference for casual browsing or an in depth read. And that's food for thought.
Cheeky and informative, each cliche is presented in such a way that is guaranteed to entertain. Know where your cliche comes from, so you won't be afraid to use it.
Laura Lee is the author of fifteen books, which include Schadenfreude, Baby!, Blame It on the Rain: How Weather Has Changed History, and Broke is Beautiful: Living and Loving in the Cash-Strapped Life. She is best known for her humorous reference, The Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation.
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