favorite idioms

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

A Good Man is Hard to Find. May as well say A Good Woman.... as well. Enough said. Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 24, 2005

The truth will set you free. I'm not one to write John 8:31 without making my personal comments.... Truthfulness to our own self can allow us to find the right path. But is telling the truth that is hurtful a good or bad thing? Is being silent better? Do I tell my Mother that she looks tired and has... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, January 21, 2005

Bullpen. This is the endearing name I started for my office. Everyone I work with knows I love to coin a nickname on things. One Theory on the real word was from where pitchers warmed up before baseball games. Large posters of "Bull" Durham spitting tobacccy were posted in red and yellow behind the... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

an obscure sexual break

A woman who "sprained her ankle" in 18thC had been seduced. For a lady to" break her leg or knees" ment pregnancy. I assume any "falling", similiar to "fall from grace", inferring being pregnant. But that's better than being six months " gone ". Sex sounds so hazardous in all those idioms. Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, January 14, 2005

Houston we have a problem. I honestly don't recall this one live when it first reported a bad problem in the NASA program but at the Smithsonian there is a tape of all of the transcript: Swigert: 'O K, Houston, we've had a problem here.' Duke: 'This is Houtson. Say again please.' Lovell: ' Houston,... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, January 13, 2005

Elvis has left the building. After Elvis's concerts this was an annoucement made to get the fans to leave. It now is used when an event has ended. It seems like a strange idiom if you consider people are still having Elvis citings as if he never left anywhere. I also use this one: " the floor is... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Blondes Have More Fun

How Blonde Was She??? She was Soooooooo Blonde. * She thought a quarterback was a refund. * She thought General Motors was in the army. * She thought Meow Mix was a CD for cats. * She thought Boyz II Men was a day care center. * At the bottom of an application where it says "Sign here:" she wrote... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Where there's muck there's brass. Brass was once a British term for money. Therefore people are paid to do those ugly jobs. I don't know about you but I think many Americans need some attitude adjustment about having pride in their work. I see all levels of employment where workers are lackers and... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 10, 2005

Clean up your act. As if everything is just an ACT, not real life. But being cleaned up and washed with lysol surely would get my desk in gear today. I'm not one for using curse words, I don't even allow my children to use the bad words like: stupid, hate, butt, and others. Oh I forgot about the... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, January 7, 2005

When it rains it pours.. Salt advertisement. I am stuck on the weather, you might think I live in Seattle. Our Corporate Headquarters is in Seattle and I am up there frequently. I love to tease them about how warm and delicious the weather is in Southern California. I am not speaking to any of them... Sign in to see full entry.

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