A bird in the hand: and the stories behind 250 other common expressions
Prentice Hall General Reference, Sep 16, 1994 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 262 pages
Explains hundreds of expressions, from "Achilles' heel" and "Aladdin's lamp" to "wear your heart on your sleeve" and "wolf in sheep's clothing"
5 pages matching Aladdin in this book
Results 1-3 of 5
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Aegean Sea Aesop Aladdin ancient appeared apple army arrow asked Asmodeus baby beautiful became began believed bird Bluebeard brother called century character creature dead death Drive Like Jehu enemy Epimetheus Eurystheus expression father fight gave girl give goddess goose Greek Greek mythology hand heard heaven Heep Heracles Hercules Hermes Hippomenes horse human Iago Jehu Jesus Judas killed king known land language later lived looked Malaprop married meaning mighty monkey mountain never night Odysseus Orpheus Othello palace Penelope Persians person Philistines poem Pollyanna Procrustes Prometheus quickly Quisling River Roman Romeo Rube Goldberg Samson Scythian ship Shylock Solomon someone sometimes somewhere soon speech stone stood story strange tale tell things told took Trojan Troy turned Uriah Heep wanted wife wish woman women word young Zeus