Who Said That First?: The...
By Max Cryer
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Believe it or not, this is probably the first book to attempt to identify the original sources of some of the English language's most common expressions. We might think we know who
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Who Said That First?: The curious origins of common words and phrases
Exisle Publishing
1 May 2010
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Author Biography

Max Cryer is a writer, entertainer and broadcaster, who hosts a weekly radio slot on quirks of the English language. In a long career, he has been a schoolteacher, a compere and television host, as well as a performer on the opera stage in London and in cabaret in Las Vegas and Hollywood. Now a full-time writer living in Auckland, he has written many books, including Love Me Tender, The Godzone Dictionary and Hear Our Voices, We Entreat.