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Loose Cannons and Red Herrings: A Book of Lost Metaphors Robert Claiborne

Loose Cannons and Red Herrings: A Book of Lost Metaphors

Robert Claiborne

Published August 1st 1988
ISBN : 9780393025781
Hardcover
254 pages
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 About the Book 

Claiborne explains the origins of more than a thousand lost metaphors--vivid images of people and encounters from the past that lie hidden within everyday English words and phrases.