Many cliches and expressions - and words - have fascinating and surprising origins, and many popular assumptions about meanings and derivations are mistaken.These cliches, words and expressions origins and derivations illustrate the ever-changing complexity of language and communications, and are ideal free materials for word puzzles or quizzes, and team-building games.We have some very exciting plans for Businessballs.Very soon we will be launching a new visual identity, refreshing the design of the site and adding lots of new functionality to enhance your learning experience and the website's usefulness.If you are interested in contributing content or your view on where we should take Businessballs next, please email [email protected] and expressions give us many wonderful figures of speech and words in the English language, as they evolve via use and mis-use alike.
It’s the curse of Eve: girls naturally chafe at the yoke of the man they have submitted to, even if all they end up doing is finding another master to kneel to.
She was sitting upright with her slender legs crossed, her chest at the perfect height for my gaze. "I like to keep a few tricks up my sleeve," she said playfully. Give me a sec." I turned my attention back to the TV screen and chose the first character my cursor was highlighting. The lil' green dinosaur could've been my best character all along." I knew next to nothing about its attacks. Behind that cute face is a tail made for smashing." Ashley giggled again. Just don't run away with your tail between your legs when I start beating the crap out of you." The next two minutes were a slaughter-fest as Super Mario's trusty steed got knocked around silly.
Awaiting her response, my drifting eyes were treated to the captivating view of her left breast firmly protruding from a tight orange tee. " "Hey, you're not the only one with a few tricks up their sleeve.
Cliches and expressions are listed alphabetically according to their key word, for example, 'save your bacon' is listed under 'b' for bacon.
Some expressions with two key words are listed under each word.