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sticking place

Edited by Robert Allen

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

Second edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199232581
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191727078
sticking place

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The phrase sticking point is first recorded in 1826, and in its common modern meaning ‘the limit reached of

Reference Entry.  79 words. 

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