Cover looks a little worn at edges and corners. Pages are clean and bright. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: A catch phrase is a well-known, frequently-used phrase or saying that has `caught on' or become popular over along period of time. It is often witty or philosophical and this Dictionary gathers together over 7,000 such phrases.
'This is an entertaining work, rich in scatalogical and other forms of insult; it contains much material from the two world wars and the field of popular entertainment ... but maintains a fair degree of scholarly detachment'. - The Year's Work in English Studies
`A delightful dictionary to browse through.' - Sunday Times
`This dictionary can be read for the sheer fun of it - I read it on a rainy holiday and laughed constantly - but it is a useful book as well ... and like Mr. Partridge's dictionaries of slang ... will be indispensable.' - Paul Theroux
`This is for dipping, pottering and looking things up ... Much marvellous stuff here. I look forward to continuous pleasure.' - Punch
Titel: A Dictionary of Catch Phrases : British and ...
Verlag: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd.
Auflage: First Edition, Reprint.
Buchbeschreibung Routledge, 1986. Taschenbuch. Buch ist in gutem Zustand, geringe Gebrauchs- Alters- oder Lagerungsspuren. 384 Englisch 950g. Artikel-Nr. 391626
Buchbeschreibung Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977. 2nd impression. Cloth, dj, F/VG. xvi+278pp, spine of dustjacket rather sunned, otherwise a fine copy. A - Z listing of the famous & not so famous catch phrases & epithets with details of the origin & first uses of the saying. From 'a d'autres!' to 'Zed is a whoreson letter'. 900 grams. Artikel-Nr. 23986