A dictionary of clichés.—5th ed.
Author: Eric Partridge
Publication date: 2005
Number of pages: 549
Format / Quality: pdf-zipped-excellent quality
This work is full of things better left unsaid: hackneyed phrases, idioms battered into senselessness, infuriating Gallicisms, once-familiar quotations and tags from the ancient classics. It makes a formidable list, amplified as it is with definitions, sources, and indications of the cliches, venerability in every case