Another look at the entertaining idiosyncracies of English from the author of Mad as a Wet Hen!(1987). Some of the...

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PUNCHING THE CLOCK: Funny Action Idioms

Another look at the entertaining idiosyncracies of English from the author of Mad as a Wet Hen!(1987). Some of the expositions here belabor the obvious, but the juxtapositions are often intriguing (e.g., consider the several index entries under ""hitting"" or ""running""); Huffman's gleeful cartoon, style amplifications make the lesson still more fun.

Pub Date: April 23, 1990

ISBN: 0899198651

Page Count: 64

Publisher: Clarion/Houghton Mifflin

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 15, 1990