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Random House dictionary of popular proverbs & sayings

by Gregory Titelman

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proverbs, English

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-405) and index.

    Other titlesPopular proverbs & sayings, Popular proverbs and sayings
    StatementGregory Titelman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6405 .T57 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 468 p. ;
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL814683M
    ISBN 100679445544
    LC Control Number95052189

    From "Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings" by Gregory Y. Titelman (Random House, New York, ). Page "I can assure you it goes back further. In the 70s, or maybe even the late 60s, there was a TV ad for a human services organization (CARE?   Nov. 5, Thomas George, "Football: First Down, Many Goals to Go," New York Times (retrieved 13 July ): "[T]o lose, it hurt. But I learned from that. I learned that every dog has its day.I learned patience." Aug. 11, "Europa League: Hearts delight at Liverpool tie," Independent (UK) (retrieved 13 July ): The Hearts manager John McGlynn was .

    This unique and authoritative dictionary contains over 1, of the most widely used proverbs in English and uses research from the Oxford English Corpus, the world's largest language databank. This edition has been revised and fully updated and includes numerous entirely new entries. It also features expanded coverage of foreign language. An idiom meaning mind your own business, as too much poking and prodding could lead to harm. Cut To The Chase. To get to the point, leaving out all of the unnecessary details. Similar to popular sayings such as “beating around the bush.” There’s plenty more expressions on here to learn about, over + and more will be coming. So go.

    Sources. Bartlett, John, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature, 17th ed., Little, Brown and Company, November Titelman, Gregory, Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, Random House Reference, March 5, ** Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs & Sayings REF. PN T57 Contains scores of proverbs that are currently used in many countries, and subdivided into five categories: historical, scientific, literary, sports, and patriotic. Reggae Wisdom: Proverbs inJamaican Music ML P73


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The earliest reference BookBrowse could find was in the work of William Horman who was headmaster of Eton and then Winchester in the late 15th century.