A fascinating, thematic exploration of clichés from as the actress said to the bishop to zero hour, explaining what they are and where they’ve come from. Julia Cresswell has taken her best-selling dictionary of clichés (‘Sumptuous... A mine of information.’ Guardian) back to the drawing board and has created a book, packed with famous (and infamous) quotations and memorable information, that will change the way you see English.
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Educated at Oxford and Reading, Julia Cresswell has worked on the Shorter OED and the Encarta dictionary and is author of the Guinness Book of Place Names and several other reference books
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Book Description Penguin Global, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141025166
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Book Description Penguin Global, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0141025166