How to Kill a Series

How do you kill a series? Well, it is a lot simpler than you may think.

Friday’s Phrase – Raining Cats and Dogs

This is a very common phrase, and a great number of variations span across many languages. It is also one that has held onto more than one long-standing mythical etymology that swirls through the internet today.

Friday’s Phrase – Saved by the Bell

Welcome to the weekly series “Friday’s Phrase”. A whimsical and informative look at the idioms, phrases, proverbs and colloquialisms we commonly use, what they mean, and where they came from.  This week’s phrase:          “saved by the bell” After last week’s phrase ‘graveyard shift’ and its widely accepted, yet erroneous history, I thought we should … Continue reading

Friday’s Phrase – Sweat Like a Pig

Welcome to the weekly series “Friday’s Phrase”. A whimsical and informative look at the idioms, phrases, proverbs and colloquialisms we commonly use, what they mean, and where they came from. This week’s phrase:      “sweat like a pig” This is another favorite. I use it often as, for me, I can begin to sweat … Continue reading

Friday’s Phrase – Hop, Skip, and Jump

We, this week, get a phrase born of true history.

Friday’s Phrase – Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth

This is more a proverb than an idiom, and as with most wisdom the origin is ancient and unknown. We have some clues, however.

Friday’s Phrase – An Introduction

The phrase will need to meet one standard. It needs to be a readily recognized phrase for most people for whom English is their native tongue. I will endeavor to provide for each phrase, a definition, a history of its first use on print, the origins of the phrase (hopefully, removing fiction from the facts), and finally my own thoughts.

JaZzArt en València

Faith saved us from the savages that we were, losing faith makes us savages again

Suicide Squeeze

Often Misunderstood

A Struggling Author

My Journey with You

The Poetorium at Starlite

An Open Mic & Poetry Show

Sabrina Escorcio

Poetry and Prose

BLOSSOM READS

Cherish every moment

Rtistic

I speak my heart out.

Harley Reborn

♠️Rip It Up & Start Again♥️

UnderthePhilosotree

Connecting philosophy to the world around us

PoeticBelle by Srishti Mundhra

Dichotomy | Contrast | Life