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Published: 22 March 2018

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780198828983

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The Oxford Dictionary of Catchphrases

Edited by Anna Farkas

The Oxford Reference Collection

  • Over 800 of our best-loved catchphrases
  • Features classic catchphrases - 'make love, not war'; 'if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen' - as well as more modern entries from 'resistance is futile' and 'fabulous, sweetie' to 'show me the money!'
  • Includes coverage of both UK and American catchphrases, from a wide variety of media
  • Source index and information sections allow readers to look up catchphrases from particular shows, films, or books
  • Compiled by Anna Farkas, an experienced freelance writer who has lived in both America and the UK

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