it stands to reason
It's reasonable or to be expected. For example, It stands to reason that if we leave late we'll arrive late. [Early 1600s]
Does “KISS” stand for anything? And what does the Holocaust have to do with it?
The hard rock band KISS, known for their wild stage makeup and intense pyrotechnics, will not be inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame this year (for the 11th year in a row.) Fans insist this is a major diss, but critics who consider KISS a gimmick band (despite their 24 gold albums) think that they have no place among the 288 inductees. …
The Reasons to Swear. A Lot.
Fair warning: The language here could get a little strong for some tastes. Raise your hand if you’ve ever slipped up and said a curse word in front of your boss, your grandma, or anyone else you probably shouldn’t have. We’re right there with you (totally raised our hands). Don’t be too hard on yourself. Swearing has a long history—words tend to stick around when …
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