Curious English Words and Phrases: The truth behind the expressions we use
By Max Cryer
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Have you ever wondered where terms like 'end of your tether', 'gets my goat' or 'letting ones hair down' come from? Or why we call some people 'geezers', 'sugar daddies' or 'lounge
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Curious English Words and Phrases: The truth behind the expressions we use
9781927187517
1 July 2012
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Author Biography

Max Cryer is a seasoned researcher and writer on aspects of the English language. A well-known broadcaster and entertainer, he hosts a weekly radio slot on the subject. In a long career, he has been a schoolteacher, a compere and TV host, as well as a singer in London, Las Vegas and Hollywood.