Many of us use colloquial phrases without knowing their exact origin. For many years, I thought I knew what the dog days of summer meant.
Category: Colloquial Phrase
Not Strictly for the Birds
I did a lot, and I do mean a lot, of writing about idioms and colloquial phrases. I never did think of researching the origin
Are you Ready for Freddy or Ready for Freddie?
As Queen took the stage, Roger Taylor would ask from behind his drumset, “ready Freddie?” Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury, and his bandmates would then proceed
Proverbs: The Poor Richard’s Almanack
The book of Proverbs is the second book of the third section of the Hebrew Bible (in a section entitled “Writings”) and a book found
A Lost Language: The Old West
While re-watching Tombstone, for what I am sure was the 100th time, I couldn’t help but think about the selected phrases and words that the
Just in the Nick of Time: Some more Interesting Idioms and Colloquial Phrases
In my research for my 10 part History of my favorite Idioms and Colloquial Phrases series, I found a lot of phrases that I had