A Dictionary of Catch Phrases by Eric Partridge

By Eric Partridge

;A Dictionary of trap words ГУМАНИТАРНЫЕ НАУКИ,НАУКА и УЧЕБА Автор: Eric Partridge Название: A Dictionary of capture words Издательство: RoutledgeГод: 2005 Формат: pdf Размер: five Mb Язык: английскийFrequently, capture words usually are not, within the grammarians’ experience, words in any respect, yet sentences. seize words, just like the heavily associated proverbial sayings, are self-contained, as, evidently, clichйs are too. capture words are typically extra pointed and ‘human’ than clichйs, even though the previous occasionally come up from, and sometimes they generate, the latter. sometimes, capture words stem from too recognized quotations. trap words frequently supply—indeed they are—conversational gambits; frequently, too, they upload a pithy, possibly earthy, remark. except the unavoidable ‘he-she’ and ‘we-you-they’ conveniences, they're immutable. you may have perceived that the kinds capture word, Proverbial asserting, well-known Quotations, Clichй, may well coexist:they should not snobbishly unique, anybody of the other. actually depends at the context, the nuance, the tone. rapidshare zero

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In South Africa, Betsy. (Prof. P. later noted that in Blackwood’s Magazine, Mar. 1824 (No. 86, p. ’ Here, mim is a widely spread dial, term for ‘primly silent, demure’, while sulky bears the archaic sense, ‘solemn’. There’s a poss. semantic equation with (as) demure as a whore at a christening. (This I owe to Col. : it may be of interest that in the collected ed. e. David Stewart, d. 1850) makes considerable use of the phrases all in my eye; all in my eye and Betty; and all in my eye and Betty Martin.

Eric Sykes); its three best actors were Spike Milligan, original, provocative, in the best sense anarchistic; Peter Sellers, with his superb flair for characterisation and his brilliant mimicry; and Harry Secombe, central figure, rock-like personality holding them all together, ‘the catalyst’. They were ably and selflessly assisted by others. ) There have been three collections of ‘Goon Show’ programmes [in book form]. There has also been Harry Secombe’s Goon for Lunch, 1975. P. if he used to listen to ‘The Goon Show’, he admitted that he had never heard it; he ‘seldom had time to listen to the radio’.

Prec, by it’s or that’s. all we want is the facts, ma’am (, just the facts)! ‘Jack Webb as Joe Friday, the fast-talking [monotonous-voiced] cop in the American TV series Dragnet (1951–8, 1967–9)’ (VIBS). Occ. rendered as just give me the facts, ma’am; all I want is the facts. all white and spiteful. See: white and spiteful. all wind and piss like a barber’s cat is contemptuous of a man given to much talk, esp. to much boasting, and little, if any, performance: prob. since c. 1800, for it clearly derives from the semi-proverbial C18–19 like the barber’s cat, all wind and piss.

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