Verbivore's Feast: Second Course : More Word & Phrase Origins

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Farcountry Press, Oct 30, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 352 pages
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In words ranging from lollygag to quack, and phrases ranging from "break a leg" to "shake a stick" and from "adam's apple" to "trip the light fantastic," Chrysti the Wordsmith digs behind the colorful language to uncover fascinating stories about the history of language itself.

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About the author (2006)

Smith is host of the radio series Chrysti the Wordsmith, produced at KGLT-FM on the campus of Montana State University in Bozeman and also heard on Yellowstone Public Radio in Billings, Montana Public Radio in Missoula, and worldwide on the Armed Forces Radio and Television Service.

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