Mene, Mene, Tekel

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HarperCollins Publishers, Aug 1, 1991 - Reference - 320 pages
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Explains the origins, modern usages, and pronunciations of phrases, such as "doubting Thomas" and "feet of clay," that have come from the Old and New Testaments

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Contents

Section 1
35
Section 2
41
Section 3
48
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About the author (1991)

Eugene Ehrlich is co-editor of the "Oxford American Dictionary" & author of numerous books on language, including "You've Got Ketchup on Your Muumuu: An A-to-Z Guide to English Words from Around the World". A former professor of English at Columbia University, he lives in Mamaroneck, NY.

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