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Guppies in Tuxedos: Funny Eponyms

Marvin Terban - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2008 - 64 pages
A person or place that becomes a word is an eponym, and here we have the surprising stories behind more than a hundred eponymous words.
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Your Foot's on My Feet!: And Other Tricky Nouns

Marvin Terban - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1986 - 62 pages
Explores the plural forms of 100 irregular nouns such as mouse/mice in humorous rhymes and tongue twisters.
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Punching the Clock: Funny Action Idioms

Marvin Terban - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1990 - 63 pages
Introduces and explains more than 100 expressions which mean something different than the separate words in the group. For example: raise the roof, hold your horses, and carry ...
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Mad as a Wet Hen!: And Other Funny Idioms

Marvin Terban - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1987 - 64 pages
Illustrates and explains over 100 common English idioms, in categories including animals, body parts, and colors.
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Too Hot to Hoot: Funny Palindrome Riddles

Marvin Terban - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1985 - 64 pages
A collection of progressively harder to guess palindrome riddles.
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Funny You Should Ask: How to Make Up Jokes and Riddles with Wordplay

Marvin Terban - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1992 - 64 pages
Offers an abundant cache of ideas about using words and wordplay to create engaging riddles and jokes.
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In a Pickle: And Other Funny Idioms

Marvin Terban - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 64 pages
Thirty popular expressions such as "straight from the horse's mouth" and "white elephant" are amusingly explained and illustrated.
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