Friday, October 17, 2003

new words and phrases

The interesting thing about being in the US of A is all the interesting phrases and words (dictionary or slang) with origins in quotidian activities, media figures, historical events and geographical location. Here are a few: a bake off, all cackle and no eggs (a potential sibling of "all smoke no fire", but more like "barking dogs lacking bite", except in this case, you would prefer it if the dog actually bit!).

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