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Dictionary of catchphrases

by Nigel Rees

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Published by Cassell, Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling Pub. Co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Terms and phrases.,
  • Figures of speech -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNigel Rees.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1689 .R43 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 230 p. ;
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL897612M
    ISBN 100304345636
    LC Control Number95189181

      A catch phrase is a well-known, frequently-used phrase or saying that has `caught on' or become popular over along period of time. It is often witty or philosophical and this Dictionary gathers together over 7, such Get A Copy. Kindle Store $ ; Amazon; Stores. Libraries; Paperback, pages. Published January 1st by Scarborough House Publishers (first published /5(1). Get this from a library! Cassell's dictionary of catchphrases. [Nigel Rees] -- "A revised, corrected and expanded edition of Cassell's guide to catch phrases explaining the meanings and origins of more than popular expressions, both traditional and modern." "The new.

    Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This guide to common catchphrases not only explains the meanings of some expressions, but also shows where they come from and the reason for their popularity. -Anna Farkas, "The Oxford Dictionary of Catchphrases"-Elizabeth J. Lewandowski, "The Complete Costume Dictionary" -Linda Flavell, Roger Flavell, "Dictionary of English Down the Ages: Words and Phrases Born Out of Historical Events, Great and Small".

      A catch phrase is a well-known, frequently-used phrase or saying that has 'caught on' or become popular over along period of time. It is often witty or philosophical and this Dictionary gathers together over 7, such : Eric Partridge. A Dictionary of Catch Phrases book. A Dictionary of Catch Phrases. DOI link for A Dictionary of Catch Phrases. A Dictionary of Catch Phrases book. By Eric Partridge. Edition 2nd Edition. First Published eBook Published 2 September Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge.


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The volume includes coverage of both UK and US catchphrases, from a wide variety of media. “The Big Bang Theory” seems primed to go down in the books as the last highly watched, long-running, multicam sitcom like those in the days of yore. It was a throwback, right down to the wacky. Download books"Linguistics - Dictionaries".

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Get this from a library. The Oxford dictionary of catchphrases. [Anna Farkas] -- Presents a wide range of familiar catchphrases, with entries drawn from television, radio, books, films, songs, and music providing full details of who coined or employed each phrase, when, and in.

This is a list of catchphrases found in British and American television and film, where a catchphrase is a short phrase or expression that has gained usage beyond its initial scope. These are not merely catchy sayings. Even though some sources may identify a phrase as a catchphrase, this list is for those that meet the definition given in the lead section of the catchphrase article and are.

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"Once in about every generation a book is published which dominates its field. THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF CATCHPHRASES Compiled by Anna Farkas Oxford University Press, leaving us to conclude that most expressions are in the book simply because she likes the sound of them.Start your review of A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: Colloquialisms and Catch-Phrases, Solecisms and Catachreses, Nicknames, and Vulgarisms Write a review Bethany Griffin marked it as to-read review of another edition/5.