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The Dictionary of 20th Century Allusions

Sylvia Cole

The Dictionary of 20th Century Allusions

by Sylvia Cole

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Published by Fawcett .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7565076M
ISBN 100449147436
ISBN 109780449147436
OCLC/WorldCa24586540

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[Sylvia Cole; Abraham H Lass] -- Contains 20th century expressions with information on the origin and use of almost a thousand words. Allusions add color to our language and symbolize shared knowledge or experience.

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