Zero To Lazy Eight - The Romance Of Numbers - Alexander Humez, Nicholas Humez, Joseph Maguire
Simon and Schuster (1994)
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Mathematics, Numerals, Numerals/ Quotations, Maxims, Etc, Numerals/ Social Aspects

Lively and accessible, this delightful book is a friendly exploration of hundreds of colloquial expressions based on numbers and numerical expressions ("take five", "behind the eight ball", etc.), the ideas that underlie them, and the roles those ideas have played--and continue to play--in the evolution of our increasingly "numerate" culture. Line drawings.

Product Details
Dewey 513.2
No. of Pages 232
Height x Width 220 x 140 mm