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Shorter Dictionary of Catch Phrases Rosalind Fergusson

Shorter Dictionary of Catch Phrases By Rosalind Fergusson

Shorter Dictionary of Catch Phrases by Rosalind Fergusson


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An abridged version of Eric Partridge's Dictionary of Catch Phrases, concentrating on those phrases in current use in the English-speaking world. The rewritten entries are in an accessible style, with some additions.

Shorter Dictionary of Catch Phrases Summary

Shorter Dictionary of Catch Phrases by Rosalind Fergusson

Selection of entries from the main Dictionary of Catch Phrases - only those in current use and not dated

Style is more readable than the Partridge/Beale original but more scholarly than Rees

Plenty here for both learners of English and native speakers

A new item for the Partridge centenary, containing some new material

Covering phrases from all over the English-speaking world

Shorter Dictionary of Catch Phrases Reviews

`This is a delightfully unfussy book, neatly produced with straightforward explanations written in plain English. Large libraries will want the parent volume, but this shorter and handier version is excellent for the smaller library.' - Reference Reviews

Additional information

GOR005078211
9780415100519
0415100518
Shorter Dictionary of Catch Phrases by Rosalind Fergusson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
19940203
172
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