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Title The Oxford dictionary of phrase and fable / edited by Elizabeth Knowles
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000

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Description vii, 1223 pages ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Machine derived contents note: Examples of headwords are: -- Andersonville; angry white male; Brigadoon; rebel without a cause; Chernobyl; Arthur Daley; Dayton Accord; the Evil Empire; Frankenfood; Lord Lucan; Marlboro Man; Mary Bell order; the People's Princess; the People's William; Harry Potter; Robben Island; the rubber chicken circuit; Miss Scarlet; snakes in Iceland; sorcerer's apprentice; Stonewall; Teapot Dome; terminator gene
Summary Entries identify more than twenty thousand people, places, expressions, and specialized terms from throughout the world, along with lists of related items that are considered as part of a group, and celebrated dying words
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes index
Notes Also issued online
Subject English language -- Terms and phrases.
Mythology -- Dictionaries.
English language -- Terms and phrases -- Dictionaries.
Allusions -- Dictionaries.
Literature -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Dictionaries.
Author Knowles, Elizabeth.
LC no. 2001274200
ISBN 0198602197
Other Titles Dictionary of phrase and fable
Dictionary of phrase and fable
Phrase and fable