What Made the Crocodile Cry?

What Made the Crocodile Cry?

101 Questions About the English Language

Book - 2009
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"Why do good things cut the mustard? Who or what was the real Real McCoy? And why do we call false sentiment crocodile tears? Can crocodiles really cry? In What Made the Crocodile Cry, Susie Dent draws on her popular television segment on the curiosities of English to tackle these and many other fascinating puzzles."--Publisher description.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780199574155
0199574154
Characteristics: xi, 159 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Brand, Jo

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