AS RIGHT AS RAIN

AS RIGHT AS RAIN

Author : CAROLINE TAGGART

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Rs. 250
Classification Self-help/ Inspiration
Pub Date 15 Nov 2015
Imprint Manjul English
Page Extent 224
Binding Papaerback
ISBN 978-81-8322-632-5
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about book

The English language is littered with linguistic quirks, which when taken literally, seem completely nonsensical. This collection by expert wordsmith Caroline Taggart contains some fascinating and remarkable stories about the best-loved and most colorful phrases in English.

It reveals how these familiar, oft-used expressions and cliches originate from military to meteorology - and explains their definition and correct usage. This fascinating book takes you through a wonderful journey through the history of the English language.

About author

Caroline Taggart is the bestselling author of I Used to Know That and, in the same series, A Classical Education and An Apple a Day. She also co-wrote My Grammar and I (or should that be 'Me'?). Her other books include Her Ladyship's Guide to the Queen's English, The Book of English Place Names and The Book of London Place Names. She also appears frequently on radio and TV.