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homoe 12-19-2018 03:23 AM

"That's All She Wrote".........................





Used to convey that there is or was nothing more to be said about a matter.

homoe 12-19-2018 03:26 AM

"Spick And Span".................



Describing something that's clean, tidy, or orderly.

homoe 12-19-2018 03:28 AM

"Slippery Slope".....................




An idea or course of action which will lead to something unacceptable or disastrous.

homoe 12-19-2018 03:30 AM

Six Ways From Sunday"................



Meaning thoroughly, every possible way, exhausted all alternatives.

homoe 12-19-2018 02:03 PM

"Take The Plunge"................


To commit oneself to a course of action that is momentous or challenging. Venture something.

homoe 12-20-2018 12:15 AM

"Hook Line And Sinker"...........



Completely and unquestioningly;totally. Used to emphasize that someone has been completely deceived or tricked.

homoe 12-20-2018 11:13 AM

"If The Shoe Fits".............


If something (typically negative) applies to one, one should acknowledge it or accept responsibility or blame for it.

homoe 12-20-2018 11:16 AM

"In Good Company".................



Among or having the same standing or status as respected people who have a lot of accomplishments and/or experience. If you say that somebody is in good company, you mean that they should not worry about a mistake, etc. because somebody else, especially somebody more important, has done the same thing.

homoe 12-21-2018 10:04 PM

"Carpe Diem"..........



Latin translated as "seize the day" means to make the most of one's experiences or opportunities.

homoe 12-22-2018 04:40 AM

"Don't Fix What Isn't Broken"......



If something is going or working well, there's no need to change it.

homoe 12-22-2018 04:47 AM

"Give Someone The Bum's Rush"..................



To hastily and forcefully remove someone from a place. Likened to the ejection of a vagrant.

homoe 12-22-2018 04:51 AM

"Here's Your Hat, What's Your Hurry"........



A nicer way of saying you've overstayed your welcome!

homoe 12-27-2018 06:18 PM

"Attack Someone's Achilles Heel"..............


An Achilles heel is a person’s (organization, country, etc.) weakness or vulnerability. Although it can refer to a physical weakness or limitation, this idiom can refer to any perceived weakness. It may also refer to someone who is successful, strong, or otherwise doing well, but which has on ‘fatal flaw’ or weakness which could bring about their failure or downfall. The weakness or flaw doesn’t necessarily have to negative, in general.

cathexis 12-27-2018 08:16 PM

"mad as a hatter"

The definition of mad nowadays is crazy or insane. Back in the 17th and 18th centuries, Mercury Nitrate was used in the hat making industry. Mercury is a neurological poison which may result in insanity. The origin is thought to be of that era in the S. England area.

homoe 12-27-2018 09:34 PM

"The Jig Is Up"....................


The plan or scheme has been discovered and/or thwarted; the game, trick, or deception is at an end.

homoe 12-27-2018 10:53 PM

"What's Good For The Goose Is Good For The Gander"....



If something is good, acceptable, or beneficial for one person, it is or should be equally so for another person or persons as well!

homoe 12-28-2018 10:57 AM

"Push Someone's Buttons".................



To do things that create a very strong emotional reaction in one, especially anger, irritation, or exasperation!

homoe 12-28-2018 11:05 AM

"Cut A Rug"...............


If you cut a rug or cut the rug, you dance in a lively and energetic way.

homoe 12-29-2018 10:44 PM

"Don't Be A Killjoy"............


A person who takes the fun out of things for other people. Someone who can't be happy for others good luck or happiness!

cathexis 12-30-2018 03:11 AM

More X "than you could shake a stick at."
Origin thought to be in the US Deep South approx.: 1800

Often refers to having an over abundance of an item. Ex: Their garden has more tomatoes than I could shake a stick at.
For historians, there is a reference in literature 1835 Mary Beecher Stowe in Uncle Tom's Cabin, Chapter 16.


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