I almost feel sad coming to the last section of my blog series where I concentrating on idioms and colloquial phrases. I began my investigatory
Category: Colloquial Phrase
Just in the Nick of Time: A History of Interesting Idioms and Colloquial Phrases – Part 9
Oh wow. I didn’t realize that it had been over a year since my last installment of my Just in the Nick of Time series.
Is the Golden Rule still the Golden Standard?
The term ‘gold standard’ was the system they used for rating the rate of currency to the gold for which it could be exchanged. The
Top Cat’s Tuesday Top 10: Words that Differ in American English
We have lots of (what would be considered by some to be arguments) discussions about a variety of topics at my house. One all too
Just in the Nick of Time: A History of Interesting Idioms and Colloquial Phrases – Part 8
these idioms and colloquial phrases sometimes sound completely ludicrous out of context, but many of them have very real and amazingly explainable origins.
Just in the Nick of Time: A History of Interesting Idioms and Colloquial Phrases – Part 7
“Today we will look into origins and meanings of some of the silliest sounding idioms and colloquial phrases that have pretty unbelievable origins.”