Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & FableBook - 2000
"....The current work, ably edited by prolific lexicographer Room...borrows the style and approach of the original dictionary but focuses on material from the 20th to the 21st centuries....this approachable work contains more than 8,000 entries....required by all meaningful reference collections."-- Library Journal . "...includes colloquialisms, idioms, catchphrases, slang expressions, acronyms, trade names, organizations, events, fictional characters, and titles of films, plays, novels, television programs, and works of art....a valuable record of 20th century words, expressions, and cultural allusions."-- Booklist .
Publisher: London : Cassell, 2000
Characteristics: xx, 773 p. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Dictionary of modern phrase and fable