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- DescriptionThe phrase 'raining cats and dogs' comes from Old Norse mythology and is related to Odin, the storm god; A 'red herring' is a distraction from the main issue, and comes from old fox hunting traditions; The saying 'don't count your chickens before they hatch' was first found in Aesop's writings; The phrase 'gravy train' means to do little work for a lot of pay, and originated in the 1920s.
- Author BiographyTerry O Brien is an academician by vocation and a passionate quiz enthusiast by avocation. His leit-motif is the igniting of quizzing instinct and an aptitude to develop the 3rs of learning Read. Record. Recall. He is a Trainers Trainer and a motivational speaker. He has written several books. His flair for writing and speaking come naturally to him.
- Author(s)Terry O Brien
- PublisherRupa & Co
- Date of Publication01/12/2014
- SubjectEncyclopedias & General Reference
- Place of PublicationNew Delhi
- Country of PublicationIndia
- ImprintRupa & Co
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight172 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine9 mm
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