It’s an odd phrase, to blow smoke up someone’s arse. It can mean to lie and deceive or to falsely flatter in order to get
When we want to give someone a icy reception or demonstrate a certain coldness towards them, we often find ourselves giving them the ‘cold shoulder’,
Prepare yourselves for a rant. It was all I could do… If ever there is a phrase that makes me want to throw my book
For this week’s Wordy Wednesday, I originally thought we’d follow on from the unintentional theme we seem to have going this week – book addiction
Some words and phrases have somewhat murky origins, evolved as they have over time. To ‘beat about the bush’ (or around the bush, as our friends across
D’you what annoys me? When people are hung. When they’re hung in books and on TV, when news reporters talk about people who’ve been hung.