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Fully revised and updated, the third edition of the Oxford Dictionary of
Phrase, Saying & Quotation adds proverbs and sayings from across the world to
memorable phrases and quotations from across the centuries. This rich
collection is arranged under a wide range of subjects--from Ability to Youth
--making it an ideal place to look for an apt or pithy expression, or to
explore the background of an extensive selection of related sayings and
phrases. With 10% new material, in a new attractive page layout, the third
edition includes many new quotations by a wide range of US authors, such as
George W. Bush, Bill Gates, Georgia O'Keefe, Dolly Parton, Dan Rather, and
This new edition of an Oxford classic traces the links between treasured
sayings in our language, and explains their varied origins. Oxford's unique
language research has identified proverbs from non-Western languages newly
adopted into English, and these are featured joining an abundance of
well-chosen words from Biblical times to the present day. A full keyword index
and generous cross- referencing allow the Oxford Dictionary of Phrase, Saying &
Quotation to function both as a look-up resource and a browser's delight.