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A Dictionary of Cliches

By Eric Partridge

Routledge – 1978 – 272 pages

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    978-0-415-06555-9
    May 10th 1978

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This work is full of things better left unsaid: hackneyed phrases, idioms battered into senselessness, infuriating Gallicisms, once-familiar quotations and tags from the ancient classics. It makes a formidable list, amplified as it is with definitions, sources, and indications of the clichés, venerability in every case.

Name: A Dictionary of Cliches (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Eric Partridge. This work is full of things better left unsaid: hackneyed phrases, idioms battered into senselessness, infuriating Gallicisms, once-familiar quotations and tags from the ancient classics. It makes a formidable list, amplified as it is with definitions,...
Categories: General Language Reference