Baggini is good and witty on our contemporary misuse of proverbs
Steve Poole, Guardian
An entertaining and engaging look at the everyday phrases and aphorisms embedded in our language. Baggini explores the real meaning behind 100 familiar sayings and questions whether the wisdom is still relevant today ... This book encourages you to choose your words wisely and suggests that "a little learning" is not a dangerous thing
Baggini makes some compelling arguments
Will Metcalfe, Big Issue in the North
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