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The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (5,000+ Idioms) (repost)

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The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (5,000+ Idioms) (repost)

Judith Siefring, "The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (5,000+ Idioms)"
2004 | ISBN: 019852711X | 352 pages | PDF | 9 MB

Did you know that 'flavour of the month' originated in a marketing campaign in American ice-cream parlours in the 1940s, when a particular flavour would be specially promoted for a month at a time? And did you know that 'off the cuff' refers to the rather messy practice of writing impromptu notes on one's shirt cuff before speaking in public?