LOGOMANIA: FATE & FORTUNE
Logomania: Fate & Fortune takes a look at Chinese and Western horoscope signs and the history of related popular phrases.
If you have ever wondered why a rabbit punch is so dangerous, what fishing in troubled waters is about, or whether having the Midas touch is lucky or not, this book is for you.
This book delves into the meaning and history of over 250 phrases. Arranged by chapter so you can check out phrases linked by common imagery, and indexed so you can find the phrase you want quickly, this little reference is packed full of information. Each entry also comes with an example or two so you can see how the phrase is used.
Ellen Whyte is completely hooked on learning the stories that lie behind the words and phrases we use everyday. She is the author of Katz Tales: Living Under the Velvet Paw and Logomania: Where Common Phrases Come From and How to Use Them.
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