1. Commonly Confused Idioms And The Correct Way To Say Them

  2. Are New Idioms Ever Created?

    Many idioms—expressions that are not taken literally—are so old and so familiar that we don’t think twice about using them. We say, for example, “it’s raining cats and dogs” to indicate that it’s pouring outside, and “comfortable as an old shoe” to explain an easy and familiar relationship. We can trace the etymology of some idioms to books and sayings that were first used hundreds …

  3. They Call It Puppy Love And Other Animal-inspired Phrases

    We often attribute emotions and other human characteristics to animals. This is called anthropomorphism. Similarly, we also describe people using animal characteristics. You might, for example, say my teenage son “eats like a horse,” meaning he’s a growing boy and consumes a lot of food. This is called zoomorphism. Zoomorphism also includes assigning animal-like qualities to gods and inanimate objects. The term comes from the Greek …

  4. The Sh!t End Of The Stick: Bizarre Origin Rumors For Strange Idioms

  5. Sports Idioms That Will Explain Everything

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  8. Overworked Buzzwords in Business

  9. These Food Idioms Can Help You Digest The Holiday Season

  10. Wild Dance Idioms That Will Get You Moving

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