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Josh Chetwynd, author of "The Field Guide to Sports Metaphors"

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This is a gift-worthy playbook of common and unexpected words and idioms that have their roots in sports and games. 
There are many metaphors we can quickly identify from the realm of sports: "covering all the bases" (baseball), "game plan" (football), and "par for the course" (golf). But the English language is also peppered with the not-so-obvious influence of sports and games, such as "go-to guy" (basketball) and "dead ringer" (horse racing). Filled with pithy entries on each idiom, this quirky little handbook from former minor league ballplayer and award-winning journalist Josh Chetwynd is sure to be a conversation starter at tailgates, cocktail parties, and in the boardroom. RSVPs appreciated. Call or email

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July 14, 2016

7:00PM - 8:15PM

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