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  1. Shorter Dictionary of Catch Phrases

    Edited by Rosalind Fergusson

    This collection will appeal to everyone who has ever wondered about the origin of phrases like "all part of life's rich pattern" and "long time no see". It covers a wide range of catch phrases in current use in all parts of the English-speaking world. Most entries are drawn from the second edition...

    Published February 2nd 1994 by Routledge

  2. Shorter Slang Dictionary

    By Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

    Edited by Rosalind Fergusson

    From abdabs to zit From pillock (14th century) to couch potato (20th century) From She'll be apples (Australia) to the pits (USA) This new collection brings together some 5,000 contemporary slang expressions originating in all parts of the English-speaking world. It gives clear and concise...

    Published December 1st 1993 by Routledge

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