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by Nigel Rees

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ISBN:
0747515093
Author:
Nigel Rees
Category:
Dictionaries & Thesauruses
Language:
English
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (July 15, 1993)
Pages:
400 pages
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Bloomsbury Dictionary. With more than 5000 entries, from Abandon hope all ye who enter here to Led Zeppelin, this book explores the origins and meanings of allusions, words, names and phrases from the worlds of literature, politics and popular culture.

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Coauthors & Alternates.

The Cassell Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins (Cassell Reference). ISBN 9780304320509 (978-0-304-3205) Hardcover, Cassell, 1993. Coauthors & Alternates.

This guide explores the meanings of words, names and phrases which are used in literature and popular culture but which come from many sources such as books, films, the Bible, Shakespeare, television, and the theatre

This guide explores the meanings of words, names and phrases which are used in literature and popular culture but which come from many sources such as books, films, the Bible, Shakespeare, television, and the theatre. It also contains information on classical mythology, acronyms and pseudonyms.

Bloomsbury Dictionary of Phrase and Allusion By Nigel Rees.

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 1991.

Cassell Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins (1987). The Bloomsbury Dictionary of Popular Phrases (1990). Politically Correct Phrasebook (1993). Rees has been a pioneering quotation scholar who was one of the first to make it clear that the material in the standard reference works for many of the best-known and most interesting quotations can be improved upon.

This is a source book for phrases old and new, including contemporary catch-phrases, slogans and cliches, and politically correct phrases. It features over 5000 words and phrases which stretch across the entire gamut of written and spoken English.

Brewer (E. C). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. The Reader's Handbook. Dictionary of Idiomatic English Phrases. Words, Facts and Phrases. Historical Allusions. Encyclopaedia Britannica. Encyclopaedic Dictionary. Americanisms - Old and New.

Fascinating to browse through, the book is based on an extensive reading programme that has identified the most commonly-used allusions.

Foreign Words and Phrases (1997) and of the Oxford Dictionary of Idioms First published A Dictionary. Welcome to The Oxford Picture Dictionary. The more than 3,700 words in this book will help you. PICTURE OXFORD DICTIONARY (ENGLISH-VIETNAM). 31 MB·49,707 Downloads. Oxford Phrasal Verbs Dictionary. 87 MB·38,029 Downloads.

With more than 5000 entries, from "Abandon hope all ye who enter here" to "Led Zeppelin", this book explores the origins and meanings of allusions, words, names and phrases from the worlds of literature, politics and popular culture. The entries include contemporary references as well as information on classical mythology, saints' names, acronyms, collective nouns and pseudonyms. Nigel Rees is a writer, broadcaster and lexicographer whose other books include "Bloomsbury Dictionary of Popular Phrases".