Why You Say It
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sandydog1 - LibraryThing
A very long glossary of 600 mostly out-dated words and phrases. It is appropriate that the cover is decorated with gay (happy, not homosexual) nineties (1890s not 1990s) silhouettes. Some of these ... Read full review
Review: Why You Say It: The Fascinating Stories Behind Over 600 Everyday Words and PhrasesUser Review - George - Goodreads
The title says it all. If you're interested in how various words and phrases came into our language, this will provide such information. Read full review