show and tell
IT’S A WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ BONANZA!
Origin of show and tell
OTHER WORDS FROM show and tellshow-and-tell, adjectiveshow-and-teller, noun
Idioms and Phrases with show and tell
A public presentation or display, as in It was a terrible bore, what with their show and tell of every last detail about their trip around the world. This expression originated in the 1940s to describe a learning exercise for young children, in which each child in a group brings some object to show the others and talks about it.