have a ball
Enjoy oneself enormously, as in It was a great trip—I had a ball. This idiom uses the noun ball in the sense of “a gala dance.” [Slang; 1920s]
February Used To Have A Much Stranger NameYou know it as the shortest month of the year—or, depending on where you live, the coldest. But, do you know where the name February came from?
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