An Apple A Day: Old-Fashioned Proverbs and Why They Still Work
Does absence really make the heart grow fonder?
Can beggars be choosers?
Is it always better late than never?
Proverbs are short, well-known, pithy sayings that offer advice or words of encouragement and are used in everyday English without much thought ever being given to their meanings, or indeed, usefulness. In An Apple A Day Caroline Taggart explores the truth behind our favourite proverbs, their history and whether they offer any genuine help to the recipient.
Did you know that The Old Testament has an entire book devoted to proverbs? Or that 'a bird in the
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Explores the origins of common proverbs and sayings, examining whether they really do hold true
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