Idiots and Idioms

There are quite a few idioms that force a listener to pause and wonder: “Where the hell did that saying come from?” Surely you’ve heard a few of these: “The lights are on, but nobody’s home!” “Sure…when pigs fly!” “Put a sock in it!” These are each pretty strange. The first one seems a bit […]

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High and Dry

The walls are talking to me. I’m sitting at my kitchen table, alone. It’s been my daily habit for almost a solid month—wake up, make coffee, sit at my kitchen table for an eight-hour workday, shower, go back to my table for four hours of typing, drink more coffee, go back to my table for […]

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