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Get Into Reading Group Diary #3: The Rescue Man by Anthony Quinn

Written by Chris Routledge, 16th October 2009

It's turning into a Friday regular... here's Louise Jones' next installment.

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I am definitely learning new words and expressions reading this book and we always ensure we’ve got a dictionary ready. When Baines gave May, his auntie, a piece of jewellery for his 60th birthday she exclaimed she was ‘as gay as a wasp in a window’! This shows the change of use of words over the years. When we are dancing about with emotion, I would never have thought of it being likened to a wasp dancing about but the more you think of it the expression of the wasp somehow fits rather well.

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