Casual Lex: An Informal Assemblage of why We Say what We Say
Are you a lover of language?
Awaken your passion for words, and savor the sheer deliciousness of the things people say!
Casual Lex holds the hidden pleasures found in our usage of words. This fresh edition of the classic Why You Say It will turn you on to the fascinating?and often surprising?stories behind everyday words and phrases. Experience Casual Lex and discover:
If your joy of language has been aroused, then many more surprises await you. After all, even the most formal users of our language can benefit from a little Casual Lex.
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Casual Lex : An Informal Assemblage of Why We Say What We SayUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
If the contents were as clever as the title, this compendium of roughly 500 alphabetically organized entries would be a joy to read. However, in rather pedestrian prose, the author seems more intent ... Read full review
Review: Casual Lex: An Informal Assemblage of Why We Say What We SayUser Review - Kathryn - Goodreads
If you have ever wondered why people say phrases like, "He's three sheets to the wind" or "it's so cold it could freeze the balls off a brass monkey." Then this book is for you. Read full review