Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 December 2009

512 Pages

4 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9780199568024

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

  • Ideal gift item in a small compact format
  • 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world across 250 subjects
  • Contains significant material from Chinese, African, Middle Eastern, and other cultures, used in the English-speaking world
  • Includes modern sayings and slogans, adding a reflection of popular culture to the more historical material
  • Draws on research from the Oxford English Corpus, the world's largest language databank
  • Perfect companion volume to the Little Oxford English Dictionary, the Little Oxford Thesaurus, and, especially, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations