Contributor biographical information for The American Heritage dictionary of idioms / Christine Ammer.


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Christine Ammer is a lifelong student of language. She is the author of 20 popular reference books, on subjects ranging from classical music to economics. For the past decade she has concentrated on language, especially colloquial expressions. She lives and looks into words in Lexington, Massachusetts.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English language -- United States -- Idioms -- Dictionaries.
English language -- United States -- Terms and phrases.
Americanisms -- Dictionaries.