The Facts on File Dictionary of 20th-century Allusions

The Facts on File Dictionary of 20th-century Allusions

From Abbott and Costello to Ziegfeld Girls

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
Provides definitions and usage for hundred of phrases and icons used in popular culture, such as blockbuster, smoking gun, Dennis the Menace, and lame duck

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For the reader who may be familiar with modern-day allusions but is unsure of their exact meaning or etymology, this is an alphabetical reference to some 1,000 words and expressions, providing the original context, present meaning, and examples of current use. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, [1991]
Copyright Date: ©1991
ISBN: 9780816019151
Branch Call Number: REF 031.02 COLE
Characteristics: xi, 287 pages ; 24 cm
Notes: Includes index


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