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Paul Dickson - Words from the White House

Jan 19 2013 6:00 pm
Jan 19 2013 7:00 pm
There’s British English and American English—and it’s been that way for a long time. The Founding Fathers saw coining words as a way to build a distinct culture, and Dickson’s latest fascinating compendium is a gathering of terms and phrases contributed by American presidents. From tin can (Washington) to bully pulpit (Teddy Roosevelt) to snowmageddon, chief executives have changed the way we speak.
ISBN-13: 9780802743800
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Walker & Company, 1/2013

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