A Dictionary of American Proverbs

A Dictionary of American Proverbs

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Contains over 15, 000 proverbs used in the United States and Canada which have British, classical, Biblical, and European origins... brotherly love, but cheese for money. brow SEE A dull-edged PLOW furrows your brow. bruise SEE If you cana#39;t make every EDGE cut, you can sure make it bruise. ... Twix de bug en de bee-martina#39;taina#39;t hard ter tell wa#39;ich gwineter git kitch. ... US1880Harris, Plantation Proverbs in Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings.

Title:A Dictionary of American Proverbs
Author:Wolfgang Mieder, Stewart A. Kingsbury, Kelsie B. Harder
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 1992


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