The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs compiled by Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mider, and Fred R. Shapiro, Yale University Press, 2012.
Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 398 D77D
A volume of collected proverbs that originated in English 1900 to the present. Proverbs are typically accompanied by origin, use examples and citations back to early usage.
Examples of proverbs:
- Don’t dish it out if you can’t take it.
- Just do it.
- A liberal is a conservative who has been arrested.
- Nothing ain’t worth nothing, but it’s free.
- Sisters before misters.
Helpful for: History, Humanities, Popular Culture, Creative Writing
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