Publisher: Sasquatch Books; First Edition edition (June 2003)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.6 MB
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because the first cost at Jamestown, american citizens were busy inventing new phrases and words for the English language. a few of them, like "beauty parlor," are prosaic, whereas others, like "quickie," trace on the scandalous. This publication salutes quite a lot of those "Americanisms," with one hundred twenty five examples. every one access contains a definition, a short etymology, and an instance of the notice in context. every one additionally comes with a literal or interpretive archival photo that acts as comedian counterpoint. phrases contain "lowbrow," "cheapskate," "electrocute," "hippy," and "ghostwriter." From "Afro" to "zipper," this exciting and witty present e-book is certain to please and divert observe fanatics all over the place.