Verbivore's Feast

Verbivore's Feast

A Banquet of Word & Phrase Origins

Book - 2004
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What led to the expression ?let the cat out of the bag?? Why do we call blondes ?towheads?? For Pete's sake, what is a fangle? In this humorous and engaging collection of word origins and histories, the famed host of the ?Chrysti the Wordsmith? series (heard on Yellowstone Public Radio, Montana Public Radio, Montana State University's KGLT-FM, and Armed Forces Radio and Television Service) shares the stories behind the words. This irresistible medley is a must for word lovers everywhere.
Publisher: Helena, Mont. : Farcountry Press, c2004
ISBN: 1560372672 (softbound)
1560372656
Branch Call Number: 422 CHR
Characteristics: viii, 376 p. ; 21 cm

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