Submit your own Neatorama post and vote for others' posts to earn NeatoPoints that you can redeem for T-shirts, hoodies and more over at the NeatoShop!

42 Idiom Origins

(YouTube link)

Were you like me and saw the headline as "42 idiot origins"? No, these are idioms, or figures of speech. He talks about how they don't "literally" mean what they say, but we know that "literally" doesn't mean what it says,either. John Green explains a boatload of familiar metaphors in the latest mental_floss video. -via mental_floss

Login to comment.
Click here to access all of this post's 9 comments

Email This Post to a Friend
"42 Idiom Origins"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.


Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
Learn More