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              Is It True?: The facts behind the things we have been told
               

              Is It True?: The facts behind the things we have been told (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cryer, Max

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              "In this revealing book, Max Cryer explores the truth or otherwise of ideas and beliefs we may have always been told are true, but which on closer examination may not be. In a wide-ranging book encompassing social history, language, music, politics, the natural world and much mor...e, we discover the truth behind some of our most cherished beliefs"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781921966484
              Published AU 1 Apr 2014
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
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              Superstitions: and why we have them
               

              Superstitions: and why we have them (Paperback)

              By Cryer, Max

              In this witty and informative book, Max Cryer explains the origins of many of the things we commonly say and observe, and why they are part of our lives: kissing under the mistletoe, number thirteen, not walking under ladders, saying 'bless you' after sneezing. So many aspects of... our lives are coloured by superstition - now you can discover why.
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              ISBN 9781925335170
              Published AU 1 May 2016
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
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              The Cat's Out of the Bag: Truth and lies about cats
               

              The Cat's Out of the Bag: Truth and lies about cats (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cryer, Max

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              "What cats have generated for us, however, is a fascinating array of words, expressions, poems, books, movies, cartoons and artworks. It seems we cannot get enough of them: from ancient times they have occupied a special place in many different cultures around the world. In this ...book Max Cryer celebrates cats and all they have given to us. He describes the many words and expressions they have inspired, from catnip and catwalk to the cats whiskers and raining cats and dogs, as well as famous cat characters like Garfield, Felix the Cat, The Cat in the Hat and Puss in Boots, songs as varied as Whats New Pussycat? and The Cats Duet, and poems like The Owl and the Pussycat and Hey Diddle Diddle. The cats owned by famous celebrities are described, from Elizabeth Taylors Jeepers Creepers to Dr Johnsons Hodge. In other chapters he explores cats attributes, the strength of their night vision and sense of smell, their sleep requirements, life expectancy and much more."--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781921966545
              Published AU 1 Feb 2015
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
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              Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use
               

              Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cryer, Max

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              'Cloud nine', 'at the drop of a hat', 'spitting image', 'mollycoddle', 'rigmarole', 'round robin', 'spill the beans', 'kick the bucket', 'balderdash' and 'touch wood'.

              ISBN 9781921966019
              Published AU 1 Jul 2012
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              Love Me Tender: The Stories Behind the World's Favourite Songs
               

              Love Me Tender: The Stories Behind the World's Favourite Songs (Hardback)

              By Cryer, Max

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              Tells the remarkable stories behind 40 popular and traditional songs. Some evolved from folksongs, some are from musical theatre, while others hit the mark because a particular recording appeared at just the right time.

              ISBN 9781921497025
              Published AU 1 Sep 2008
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
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              Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use

              Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Second Edition)

              By Cryer, Max

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              Language expert Max Cryer's new book is an up-to-date guide to some of the most interesting words and phrases in the English language: where they come from, why we say them, what they mean. Bulging with information, it is a useful reference book and the ideal gift for anyone curi...ous about the words and expressions we use.
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              ISBN 9781925335873
              Published AU 1 Oct 2018
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              Every Dog Has Its Day: A Thousand Things You Didn't Know About Man's Best Friend
               

              Every Dog Has Its Day: A Thousand Things You Didn't Know About Man's Best Friend (Hardback)

              By Cryer, Max

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              'Every Dog Has Its Day' is a unique collection of extraordinary stories, feats and facts that will both inform and entertain. Written with a delightfully light touch, Max Cryer dispels some myths about dogs and confirms why they occupy such a special place in our lives.

              ISBN 9781921966286
              Published AU 1 Jun 2013
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              Preposterous Proverbs: Why Fine Words Butter No Parsnips
                

              Preposterous Proverbs: Why Fine Words Butter No Parsnips (Paperback)

              By Cryer, Max

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              In 'Preposterous Proverbs', Max Cryer looks at a vast array of proverbs from around the world. Proverbs on birth, food, women and love rub shoulders with others on money, animals, sin and death. He has chosen some of the most interesting and perplexing, and with his characteristi...c wry wit he analyses their meaning and truth.
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              ISBN 9781921497452
              Published AU 1 Nov 2011
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
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              Common Phrases: And the Amazing Stories Behind Them
                

              Common Phrases: And the Amazing Stories Behind Them (Hardback)

              By Cryer, Max

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              This book is as good as gold for word buffs... I kid you not!

              ISBN 9781616081430
              Released AU 1 Oct 2010
              Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
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              The Cat's Out of the Bag: Truth and lies about cats
                 

              The Cat's Out of the Bag: Truth and lies about cats (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Cryer, Max

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              From ancient times cats have occupied a special place in many cultures around the world. They have generated a fascinating array of words and expressions, as well as poems, books, movies, cartoons and artworks. Max Cryer celebrates cats and all they have given to us. Explores the...ir attributes, night vision, sense of smell, sleep requirements, li...
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              ISBN 9781459693777
              Released AU 19 Mar 2015
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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