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The Illustrated Book of Sayings

The Illustrated Book of Sayings: Curious Expressions from Around the World - Ella Frances Sanders

The Illustrated Book of Sayings by Ella Frances Sanders is a collection of over 50 idioms from languages around the world. What I find most fascinating are the commonalities found. Translated literally, many of the expressions make no sense. However, almost all have counterparts in English and in other languages, illustrating the universality of emotions and thought. In other words, there is more that unites us than divides us. A wonderful book for adults and children.

 

Read my complete review at Memories From Books - The Illustrated Book of Sayings.

 

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Source: http://www.memoriesfrombooks.com/2016/11/the-illustrated-book-of-sayings.html