Link of the Week – Expressions

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Ever wonder where certain expressions we say today came from? Why do we bite the bullet, keep our fingers crossed, talk turkey or fiddle while Rome burns?

Make no bones about it, here’s a website to drum up the answers.

8 Responses to Link of the Week – Expressions

  1. Some *really* interesting background on expressions we use all the time. It’s all history…:)


  2. Gerard Quain says:

    some of the expressions I used after last week’s Irish budget ,can never be repeated in public , or in print


  3. Book marked. This is a fabulous find for an historical writer. Thanks fo much.


  4. Reblogged this on Ella Quinn ~ Author and commented:
    Wonderful resource.


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