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    New Reference Book: The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs

    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