Preposterous Proverbs: Why fine words butter no parsnips
By Max Cryer
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From our earliest years we have heard proverbs, and many of them are repeated without much thought. Yes, 'birds of a feather flock together' and 'absence makes the heart grow
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Preposterous Proverbs: Why fine words butter no parsnips
1 November 2011
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Max Cryer is a language expert with many yearsa experience of researching and writing on the subject. A well-known broadcaster and entertainer, he 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. Max is now a full-time writer living in Auckland.