Host Bash Kennett tells the story behind many of the sayings we use today. Explains the events and circumstances leading to use of such phrases as: to pull up stakes; in the knick of time; lock, stock and barrel; and to fly off the handle. Includes performances of the traditionals "When Cockleshells Turn Silver Bells", "Lord Lord Lord", "Big Rock Candy Mountain".
KQED, San Francisco; Bash Kennett; Kathleen K. Rawlings; Richard Moore; Ken Winslow
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Educational; Historical; Music
Wit and humor ; Idioms ; Figures of speech.
National Educational Television
IUL Moving Image Archive
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- No Copyright - United States
- Physical Description
1 Film (0:11:43); 16mm
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003368844; Other: GR00424938; MDPI Barcode: 40000003368844
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