<span style="color:red">A Dictionary of Catch Phrases - From the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day</span>
Eric Partridge, "A Dictionary of Catch Phrases: British and American, from the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day"
Routledge | 1992 | ISBN: 0812885368 | 580 pages | PDF | 4,6 MB
A catch phrase is a well-known, frequently-used phrase or saying that has `caught on' or become popular over along period of time. It is often witty or philosophical and this Dictionary gathers together over 7,000 such phrases