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Is the cliche something you avoid like the plague? Or do you babble like a brook, call a spade a spade, and come up smelling like a rose? Don't deep six this embarrassment of riches. For what it's worth, it goes without saying that you can have your cake and eat it, too. In a nutshell, here's a terrific A to Z listing of the meanings and origins of over 2,000 common or particularly interesting cliches for everyone who delights in the pleasure of words.
Format: Paperback Vendor: Random House, Inc Publication Date: 1987 Dimensions: 6.89 X 4.19 X 1.13 (inches)
ISBN: 0345338146 ISBN-13: 9780345338143 UPC: 709990069943 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
"The best kind of reference book--one that amuses as it instructs. I fell for it hook, line, and sinker." CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALERR IN A NUTSHELL, here's a terrific A TO Z listing of the meanings and origins of over 2,000 common or particularly interesting cliches for everyone who delights in the pleasure of words.