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Heavens to Betsy! and Other Curious Sayings

 
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Whether it's like "a bump on a log" or "a bat out of hell", these expressions have been around forever. Dr. Funk explains over 400 droll, colorful, and sometimes pungent expressions of everyday speech. Derived from classical sources, historic events, famous literature, frontier humor, and the frailties of humankind, each of these sayings have an interesting story behind their origin. 



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