WHY DO WE SAY IT? The Stories Behind the Words, Expressions and Cliches We Use
Origins of hundreds of common catch-phrases organized alphabetically, from what a "pig in a poke" has to do with "letting the cat out of the bag" to "tycoon" and "slush fund." Uncover the roots of the modern English language and share the facts and trivia with family and friends.
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