Bestselling author and pop-culture pundit David Feldman demystifies our language's most curious cliches and quips. From cooties and mugwumps to Ps and Qs and Peeping Tom, this is a doozie of a diversion.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
David Feldman is the author of ten previous volumes of Imponderables(R). He has a master's degree in popular culture from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and consults and lectures on the media. He lives in New York City.Synopsis:
The author presents a thorough examination of the origin of words with peculiar and oddball histories as he traces the idiosyncrasies of the English language.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Harpercollins. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0060160721 . Bookseller Inventory # AUD1855RJXX071216H1326P
Book Description Harper & Row Publishers, New York, N.Y. U.S.A., 1989. Hard Cover Half-Cloth. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. Dust Jacket Condition: BRAND NEW. Schwan, Kassie (illustrator). First Edition [Stated]. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [209 pp] . FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER - NEW in NEW Dust Jacket. Flawless. GIFT QUALITY. Bookseller Inventory # 03798
Book Description Harpercollins, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st Printing. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060160721
Book Description Harpercollins, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060160721
Book Description Harpercollins, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060160721