Calling all critters!
Do you move at a snail’s pace, or do you get ants in your pants whenever it’s raining cats and dogs? Even if you don't, you probably know what these animal sayings mean. In fact, these expressions are so familiar it takes a beat to recognize how strange they are, if taken literally.
We can re-inject a little comedy into our idiom-filled lives by checking out a few of the amazing animal sayings from other parts of the world. Just like children and English-language learners exposed to funny English phrases for the first time, you’ll see that these multicultural idioms can seem hilarious in literal translation.