AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 CLICHES
An exploration of our propensity for linguistic laziness. Covering 80 topics--love, family, work, weather, and more--it reveals the origins of English's beloved cliches and similar expressions from across the globe, from "the apple doesn't fall far from the tree" to "practice makes perfect."
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