Posts Tagged: cliches

Out on a limb

  Time for our newest monthly installment in the feature that both educates and amuses as we venture to the past to find out just how those phrases we all love so much came to be.        No sense crying over the past… Let bygones be bygones – In the 15th century, a… Read more »

Out on a limb

    Out on a limb We’ve gone to the dogs this week…   Hey, I gotta get some rest if I’m gonna be around that long! In a dog’s age – The expression is actually adapted from two forms originally used back in the old West.  The first expression, “in a crow’s age”, was… Read more »

Out on a limb

     Out on a Limb Time for some new discoveries of where your favorite phrase came from!   When a diet plan goes horribly wrong! Skeletons in the closet – meaning something to hide, it comes from the fairy tale of Blue Beard and his famous closet.  Why famous?  Ask any of his mny wives. … Read more »