A Dictionary of Catch Phrases

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Taylor & Francis, Apr 2, 2004 - Foreign Language Study - 416 pages
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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.

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A product of old age, this isn't Partridge at his best (it's "here come de judge," not "there come...," Eric), but full of good stories and obscure allusions (especially helpful for Yanks who didn't grow up with ITMA) Read full review

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