Brewer's Dictionary of 20th Century Phrase and Fable
This classic reference of definitions, anedotes, slang, allusions, proverbs, and much hard-to-find information on the arts, literature, science, and popular culture has been completely revised and updated to reflect the present state of our language. Features 8,000 new words and phrases--everything from Graceland to glasnost--coined since 1900.
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First published in 1870, Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable was called by its originator a "Treasure of literary bric-a-brac'' because of its wealth of definitions of puzzling terms likely to be ... Read full review