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By Jonathan Swift

ISBN-10: 049725798X

ISBN-13: 9780497257989

ISBN-10: 1423776682

ISBN-13: 9781423776680

This version is written in English. in spite of the fact that, there's a working German glossary on the backside of every web page for the tougher English phrases highlighted within the textual content. there are numerous versions of A Modest notion. This variation will be valuable if you happen to wou

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For the moon landings in the late 1960s and early 1970s was popularized through worldwide television coverage. The words were taken up in Britain [c. 1970] and America [c. p. for preparedness for any endeavour, often used humorously’ (Noble, 1974). DCCU, independently in 1971 after appearing, 1970, in some editions of Webster, with this example, ‘It’s all systems go here, so let’s take off’. [all talk and no cider. , and by 1975 †, as Col. Moe tells me, 1975. Later, however, he adds that the phrase is ‘of long standing, but still heard occasionally’, and quotes from Salmagundi.

All we want is the facts, ma’am (, just the facts)! ‘Jack Webb as Joe Friday, the fast-talking [monotonous-voiced] cop in the American TV series Dragnet (1951–8, 1967–9)’ (VIBS). Occ. rendered as just give me the facts, ma’am; all I want is the facts. all white and spiteful. See: white and spiteful. all wind and piss like a barber’s cat is contemptuous of a man given to much talk, esp. to much boasting, and little, if any, performance: prob. since c. 1800, for it clearly derives from the semi-proverbial C18–19 like the barber’s cat, all wind and piss.

P. if he used to listen to ‘The Goon Show’, he admitted that he had never heard it; he ‘seldom had time to listen to the radio’. The show seems to be as popular as ever: the BBC are now, Summer 1982, running a repeat series of the pick of the programmes. and to prove it, I’m here! See: I’ve arrived… and very nice too! See: very nice too! and what’s the matter with Hannah? , generally tailed on to a statement or remark without the slightest sense of congruity’ (Farmer): US: ? c. 1875–1900. : poor old Hannah seems to ‘cop it’ in c.

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