Fact, fancy, and fable: a new handbook for ready reference on subjects commonly omitted from cyclopaedias; comprising personal sobriquets, familiar phrases, popular appellations, geographical nicknames, literary pseudonyms, mythological characters, red-letter days, political slang, contractions and abbreviations, technical terms, foreign words and phrases, Americanisms, etc
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