What a Wonderful Phrase


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Have you ever wondered why we talk about “buttering someone up” or where the phrase “raining cats and dogs” comes from? Explore these and 27 more idioms from around the world in this voyage of cultural discovery, loaded with fascinating facts and beautiful illustrations.

Take a linguistic journey around the world in these collections of colorful words and phrases that defy translation.

Author Nicola Edwards, Ill. by Manu Montoya