Translations and Word Origins: WORDS Mailing List


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Topic: This list provides a light-hearted discussion of English-English and American-English phrases and how they might have originated. These phrases have been passed down to us by our ancestors and have become part of our heritage (e.g., saved by the bell, turn the tables, the whole 9 yards, the upper crust).

There is a Web page for the WORDS mailing list at http://www.rootsweb.com/~genepool/.

For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at WORDS-admin@rootsweb.com.