The Facts on File Dictionary of Proverbs

And if a pig had wings, it could fly'” (Tom Clancy, The Hunt for Red October, 1984). The proverb was first recorded, with different wording, in 1862, by A. Hislop in The Proverbs of Scotland. Variants of this proverb: pigs may fly, ...

Author: Martin H. Manser

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9780816066735

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Lists the meaning and origin of more than 1,700 traditional and contemporary English proverbs.

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