Fascinating and illuminating, Idiomantics is a unique exploration of the world's most unusual idiomatic phrases.
Philip Gooden is author of the acclaimed Who's Whose? and Faux Pas, has written several novels and taught English at secondary level for many years. Peter Lewis is an experienced reference publisher.
A grand tour of unexpected delights, revealing each nation's quirks
and quarrels through their native expressions. 'Coming the raw
prawn' and 'Doing Someone a Bear Service' will stay with me for a
long time. -- Lexicographer, Countdown * Susie Dent *
What larks! I take my hat off to them. They've got down to the nitty-gritty and delivered the goods.Be amazed - be very amazed. And enjoy. I did. * Gyles Brandreth *