"Just so much bunk, gibberish, babble, and hokum!" is what you'll say after reading our books. The fascinating history of these and hundreds of other words and phrases at your fingertips – everything from "biting the bullet" to "shooting your bolt," from "lame ducks" and "cooked geese" to "a chicken in every pot."
Little known facts about language that will provoke, inform, and entertain you – nuggets of information with which to dazzle and amuse family and friends and lead them to a new appreciation and love of language. Never has etymology been so much fun!