The Oxford Dictionary of ProverbsBook - 2003
This brand new edition is a valuable updating and revision of the well-loved classic, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, with increased coverage of 1,100 proverbs. Presented in a thoroughly reader-friendly style yet staying true to the scholarly standards that have characterizedearlier editions, it offers more detailed annotation and up-to-the-minute citations from around the English-speaking world.New additions include 'another day, another dollar', 'bad things come in threes', 'better to live one day as a tiger than a thousand years as a sheep', and 'there is more than one way to skin a cat', with new illustrative quotations putting proverbs in their historical context. This edition alsocontains a full thematic index.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2003
Edition: New 4th ed
Branch Call Number: 398.921 OXF
Characteristics: xii, 375 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Concise Oxford dictionary of proverbs