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An Apple a Day: Old-Fashioned Proverbs --Timeless Words to Live By
by Caroline Taggart

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Discover why proverbs have stood the test of time

Proverbs -- those colorful time-honored truths -- have become part of our everyday language.  But how often do we think about their origins or meanings?

This unique collection of words to live by reveals the source of these timeworm expressions, which are as relevant today as they were when first coined generations ago.

An Apple a Day provides the fun facts behind 200 proverbs, including . . .

  • The darkest hour is before the dawn.
  • You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
  • In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
  • The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
  • When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
But enough said.  Sit back and enjoy the  read -- there's no time like the present!

pub date: 2011-03-03 | Hardcover | 9781606521915