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The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: Phraseology: Thousands of Bizarre Origins, Unexpected Connections, and Fascinating Facts About Englishs Best Expressions

  10/21/2008  10:00 am PST

In a language where Atlantic Salmon actually belongs to the trout family, and a Boston Cream Pie is actually a cake, Barbara Ann Kipfer reveals the bizarre and unusual origins of the most common phrases in her new book, Phraseology: Thousands of Bizarre Origins, Unexpected Connections, and Fascinating Facts About Englishs Best Expressions. This informative barrel of laughs connotes beer barrels; conducive to merriment compiles the more amusing tidbits of lexicographical knowledge that are perfect for filling conversational gaps during literary events, art gallery openings, painting parties and dinners with the in-laws.

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Dr. Pat Baccili

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Barbara Ann Kipfer

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