The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase OriginsBook - 2008 | 4th ed.
An alphabetically arranged reference contains the definitions and origins of more than 15,000 words and expressions, including slang words, proverbs, nicknames, and phrases from literature.
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts On File, c2008.
Edition: 4th ed.
Characteristics: xi, 948 p. ; 29 cm.
Alternative Title: Encyclopedia of word and phrase origins