CURIOUS ENGLISH WORDS AND PHRASES: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use
Have you ever wondered where terms like Angostura bitters and the green room come from? Or why we call some people lounge lizards and others sugar daddies? These are just a few of the words and phrases examined by Cryer in this study. He explains where such expressions come from and what they mean.
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