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Shaggy dogs and black sheep

Albert Jack

Shaggy dogs and black sheep

the origins of even more phrases we use every day

by Albert Jack

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Published by Penguin in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Etymology.,
  • English language -- Terms and phrases.,
  • English language -- Idioms.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlbert Jack ; illustrator, Ama Page
    GenreTerms and phrases.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1574 .J33 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22709196M
    ISBN 100140515739

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    The Old English Sheepdog (OES) is a large breed of dog that emerged in England from early types of herding dog. Obsolete names for the breed include Shepherd's Dog and bob-tailed sheep-dog. The nickname Bob-tail (or Bobtail) originates from how dogs of the breed traditionally had their tails English Sheepdogs can grow very long coats with fur covering the face and eyes and do . Directed by Charles Barton. With Fred MacMurray, Jean Hagen, Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello. A teenage boy is cursed with periodically turning into an sheepdog.


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