World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions: A Resource for Readers and Writers

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Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Jan 1, 1999 - Reference - 411 pages
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The English language draws from a linguistic melting pot of many ages and cultures. Few can master all of the languages from which English draws proverbial wisdom and bon mots; fortunately for the rest of us, there is now The World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions.

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Stone follows up his Latin for the Illiterati (LJ 12/96) with this new dictionary, structured around the subtitle's three areas: medicine, law, and religion. Translations are brief and literal. The ... Read full review

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Sienkewicz is the Minnie Billings Capron Professor of Classics at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois.

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