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  • Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas
    Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas (Paperback) Judy Parkinson

    How on earth did 'with bells on' come to express enthusiasm? And what do chips on shoulders have to do with inferiority complexes? Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas provides us with the meanings of these well-worn and much-loved phrases by putting these linguistic quirks in context, and explaining how and why they were first used.

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  • Remember, Remember (The Fifth of November)
    Remember, Remember (The Fifth of November) (Paperback) Judy Parkinson

    Each subject is presented in short, self-contained 'articles', designed to be dipped into on the readers whim. Concise and authoritative, Remember, Remember makes history interesting and accessible for everyone once again.

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  • I Before E (Except After C)
    I Before E (Except After C) (Paperback) Judy Parkinson

    Ever find yourself struggling to remember simple facts and rules? Is the ever-increasing pace of life and glut of information challenging your memory? This is the definitive guide to help you to unjumble your mind and improve your ability to recall names, dates, facts, figures and events, and contains all the mnemonics you'll ever need to know.

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  • Krystal
    Krystal (English, Paperback) Judy Parkinson

    Eight friends hire a cruiser for a fun weekend. But when beautiful Krystal mysteriously disappears, there is anger, suspicion and despair.

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  • Remember, Remember (The Fifth of November)
    Remember, Remember (The Fifth of November) (English, Hardback) Judy Parkinson

    Lively, exciting, full of great stories and humorous asides, this book looks at the key events in British history, covering all the important dates, people and events. Each subject is presented in short, self-contained 'articles', designed to be dipped into on the readers whim and to be interesting and accessible for everyone.

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  • I Before E (Except After C)
    I Before E (Except After C) (Hardback) Judy Parkinson

    Ever find yourself struggling to remember simple facts and rules? Is the ever-increasing pace of life and glut of information challenging your memory? This is the definitive guide to help you to unjumble your mind and improve your ability to recall names, dates, facts, figures and events, and contains all the mnemonics you'll ever need to know.

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  • Elton John
    Elton John (English, Hardback) Judy Parkinson

    Chronicling his childhood, teenage years, early music, success in the music world, marriage, sexuality, football chairmanship, royal connections, extravagance and celebrity, the private and public life of Sir Elton John is presented in an authoritative account.

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  • I Before E ( Except After C)
    I Before E ( Except After C) (English, Paperback) Judy Parkinson

    Here is an amusing collection of ingenious mnemonics devised to help us learn and understand hundreds of important facts that we used to know as children, but have since forgotten....

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  • Catchphrase, Slogan and Cliche
    Catchphrase, Slogan and Cliche (Paperback) Judy Parkinson

    "Catchphrase, Slogan & Cliche" is for anyone seeking the meanings or origins of hundreds of the expressions that enrich our everyday speech.

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  • Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pajamas
    Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pajamas (English, Hardback) Judy Parkinson

    "Make no bones about it"--here's a "grand slam" for anyone seeking the meanings of catch phrases and quotes that enrich our everyday speech. It "rounds up the usual suspects"--hundreds of expressions that keep our language flourishing--and makes them easy to find in an A-to-Z format. If "all goes according to plan," you'll soon know:...

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  • Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas
    Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas (English, Hardback) Judy Parkinson

    How on earth did 'with bells on' come to express enthusiasm? Why is good health compared to a small stringed instrument? And what do pickles have to do with quandaries? This work provides us with the meanings to these well-worn and much-loved phrases by putting these linguistic quirks in context, and explaining how and why they were first used.

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