In a Pickle: And Other Funny Idioms by Marvin Terban
Thirty popular expressions such as "straight from the horse's mouth" and "white elephant" are amusingly explained and illustrated. He lives in New York City. He lives with his wife, Betsy, in Old Lyme, Connecticut. What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next hours. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Your Name. Your Email. Recipient's Name. Recipient's Email. How did the plate introduce the potatoes to the steak? Each page gives a clue, usually in the form of a question, and then an amusing picture illustrating the answer, which is also on the bottom of the page. A great introduction to some of the more interesting elements of English.
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Thank you! To discourage someone's plans. But your friend says it would be boring. Your friend is being a ""wet blanket"" because he or she is dampening your enthusiasm. In a few cases--""white elephant""; ""to give someone the cold shoulder""--Terban calls up some ancient custom to explain the term; but these snippets of lore are no compensation for the general soggy-blanket exposition. There was a problem adding your email address. Please try again.
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