Extraordinary Origins of Everyday ThingseBook - 1987
The origins of words and phrases, superstitions, manners and customs, holidays, kitchen utencils, household appliances, household supplies, fairy tales, nursery rhymes, cosmetics, medicines, clothing, national emblems, patriotic societies, periodicals, toys, games, and foods.
Publisher: New York : Perennial Library, c1987
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xi, 463 p. : ill. ; 24 cm