By Eric Partridge
;A Dictionary of trap words ГУМАНИТАРНЫЕ НАУКИ,НАУКА и УЧЕБА Автор: Eric Partridge Название: A Dictionary of capture words Издательство: RoutledgeГод: 2005 Формат: pdf Размер: five Mb Язык: английскийFrequently, seize words are usually not, within the grammarians’ experience, words in any respect, yet sentences. seize words, just like the heavily associated proverbial sayings, are self-contained, as, evidently, clichйs are too. capture words tend to be extra pointed and ‘human’ than clichйs, even supposing the previous occasionally come up from, and sometimes they generate, the latter. sometimes, trap words stem from too recognized quotations. trap words frequently supply—indeed they are—conversational gambits; frequently, too, they upload a pithy, might be earthy, remark. except the unavoidable ‘he-she’ and ‘we-you-they’ conveniences, they're immutable. you have got perceived that the types seize word, Proverbial asserting, well-known Quotations, Clichй, might coexist:they aren't snobbishly unique, anyone of the other. actually depends at the context, the nuance, the tone. rapidshare zero
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1810 (OED records it for 1818) and meaning ‘undoubtedly’, has generated the much later, rather less used, and no error (recorded by Baumann): very gen. until c. 1920, but not yet (1976) †. ’ Berrey notes and no mistake as an ‘expression of affirmation’. and no mogue? ’: since c. 1880. Something of a mystery, mogue perhaps derives from Fr. moquerie but more prob. derives from gypsies’ and Ger. underworld mogeln, to cheat, reaching into England by way of Yiddish. , implying that the speaker is, in the fact, although not in appearance, referring to himself: c.
This is the refrain, which is still remembered in the United States by older people: “Casey would waltz with a strawberry blonde, And the band played on. 20 He’d glide across the floor with the girl he ador’d, And the band played on. But his brain was so loaded it nearly exploded, The poor girl would shake with alarm. ”’ and the best of British (luck). See: best of British luck to you. and the next object is…! ‘Phrase used by the Mystery Voice in the radio quiz Twenty Questions—raised to catchphrase level by Norman Hackforth’s deep, fruity rendering of such gems as: “And the next object is…the odour in the larder”’ (VIBS).
But the US form has but all right! , 1978: ‘It indicates frustration …when one has to accept something he doesn’t altogether like, but which he sees as acceptable in a practical, or a political way to carry out some plan or project. Hughes Rudd, CBS Morning News Show, often used it’—WW2 onwards-and he has had a very distinguished career as a newsman. , applied to a bad—esp. a very bad—dress rehearsal, dates from c. ; Granville). It has, since c. 1920, gained a wider acceptance—an application, in the larger world, to small things going wrong, but optimistically hoped to go right-to judge by its extension and allusiveness in Nichol Fleming’s Hush, 1971, ‘I’ve always found the soft sell almost irresistible….
A Dictionary of Catch Phrases by Eric Partridge