Who Said That First?: The curious origins of common words and phrases
By Max Cryer
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We might think we know who first said 'famous for fifteen minutes', 'annus horribilis', 'the cold war' and 'let them eat cake', but Max Cryer has a surprise or two in store for
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Who Said That First?: The curious origins of common words and phrases
9781877437816
1 May 2010
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Author Biography

Max Cryer is a writer, entertainer and broadcaster, who hosts a weekly radio slot on quirks of the English language. In a long career, he has been a schoolteacher, a compere and television host, as well as a performer on the opera stage in London and in cabaret in Las Vegas and Hollywood. Now a full-time writer living in Auckland, he has written many books, including Love Me Tender, The Godzone Dictionary and Hear Our Voices, We Entreat.