Let's Bring Back Lost Language
Let's Bring Back Lost Language
Let's Bring Back Lost Language
Let's Bring Back Lost Language by Chronicle Books, Books, Blue,Ivory

Let's Bring Back Lost Language

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Let's Bring Back Lost Language is a collection of forgotten-yet-delightful words, phrases, praises, insults, idioms, and literary flourishes from eras past! Too often, when struggling to find just the right turn of phrase, exclamation of joy, or witty barb, it's easy to forget that history is positively brimming with rich words utterly deserving of modern rejuvenation. In this unique compendium Lesley M. M. Blume gathers forgotten words, phrases, names, insults, and idioms, plus fascinating and funny anecdotes, etymologies, and occasions for use. The vintage vernacular collected here will make any reader the cat's meow among friends, relations, and acquaintances!

  • 5" x 8.5"
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9781452105307
  • 224 Pages
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