[ turn-uh n-bangk ]
/ ˈtɜrn ənˈbæŋk /
These Idioms Were Turned Into Some Of TV’s Most Popular ShowsTelevision has a habit of repurposing and repackaging common sayings into names of shows, from Breaking Bad to Six Feet Under, but do you know why?
Why Do “Left” And “Right” Mean Liberal And Conservative?During election seasons the words left and right denote political affiliation more than spatial direction. But where do these associations come from? The left hand has long been associated with deviance. The word “sinister” originally meant “to the left” in Latin. The word “left” comes from the Old English word lyft, which literally meant “weak, foolish.” To avoid the negative and superstitious associations of the …
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