Fruitcakes & couch potatoes, and other delicious expressions

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Plume, Jan 1, 1995 - Cooking - 246 pages
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Contents

Three Eat Your Vegetables
43
Seven Dairymaids and ButterandEgg Men
93
Eight Other Fish to Fry
107
Copyright

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Christine Ammer is a lifelong student of language. She is thChristine Ammer is a lifelong student of language. She is the author of 20 popular reference books, on subjects ranging e author of 20 popular reference books, on subjects ranging from classical music to economics. For the past decade she hfrom classical music to economics. For the past decade she has concentrated on language, especially colloquial expressioas concentrated on language, especially colloquial expressions. She lives and looks into words in Lexington, Massachusetns. She lives and looks into words in Lexington, Massachusetts. ts.