Reference Entry

Smog

Edited by Susie Dent

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Edition 19

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2012 |
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199990009

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A linguistic and literal blend of ‘smoke’ and ‘fog’, as an insidious form of polluted air. The word appears to

Reference Entry.  129 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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