Proverbs are the sayings that indicate facts which are based on the common sense or the practical experiences of humanity. They are usually metaphorical and spoken to lay emphasis on what has been said. English contains thousands of proverbs conveying the thought of any expression of wisdom or truth. They are usually handed down by earlier generations and the origin of most of the proverbs is unknown. A great number of proverbs have come from other languages.
They certify the words of the narrator and leave a remarkable impression on the listeners or readers. They are most often short and easily memorable and contain a great treasure of folk wisdom. Even though they are short, they express an idea better and more convincingly than long sentences can convey. Hence, knowledge of proverbs is a must for those who want to sharpen their English language skills and think beyond the box.
Goodwill’s 3000 Proverbs by Sam Phillips, a well-known name In the sphere of linguistics, is a very significant, authentic, reliable and useful source of proverbs, which in the book have been arranged in alphabetical order. The book is very useful for those who want to ameliorate and polish their language skills and make their writing or speech awesome and impelling. The book is very useful and a must-buy for everyone including students, teachers, writers, translators, proofreaders, editors, copy editors, educationists, etc.