M.Leddy + idioms   16

A good skate
I had to look it up.
idioms  words 
august 2017 by M.Leddy
Out to the meadow with Tom Waits
Tom Waits putting on an interviewer, I think.
idioms  music  TomWaits 
march 2017 by M.Leddy
The tiny-house reach
“It makes me feel like I can reach from the toilet to the fridge!”
houses  idioms  television 
january 2017 by M.Leddy
Money, mouth, literally, figuratively
“She’s been an education-reform warrior and has put her money where her mouth is, literally and figuratively, for a very long time.” Meaning ...?
november 2016 by M.Leddy
Hem and haw and Lois
Jeepers, maybe Chip will find his way to an Orange Crate Art post about that very expression.
comics  Hi&Lois  idioms 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
Got winter?
“Good morning! It got winter, didn’t it?”
idioms  weather  winter 
december 2015 by M.Leddy
Phrases to confuse
From Oxford Dictionaries, American phrases to confuse Brits and British phrases to confuse Americans.
idioms  language  words 
december 2015 by M.Leddy
“No worries”
I always thought that “no worries” was a Britishism. And I was unaware of “mate .” And as must be apparent by now, I’ve never watched a Crocodile Dundee movie.
BryanGarner  idioms 
november 2015 by M.Leddy
Smith going backward
Like the punchline “No soap, radio,” the simile sounds as if it means something, but what?
fiction  idioms  poetry  simile 
april 2013 by M.Leddy
Innocence and idiom
“I was born at night, but it wasn’t last night.”
january 2013 by M.Leddy
Blues idiom of the day: dust one’s broom
From Stephen Calt’s Barrelhouse Words: A Blues Dialect Dictionary
blues  idioms  words 
may 2011 by M.Leddy
Unusual idiom of the day
“I don’t want to burden you out.”
idioms  words 
may 2011 by M.Leddy

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