Blog Archives

“Excuse my French!” and other popular European sayings

As the final of this year’s Eurovision hits our screens tonight, I thought it would be apt to focus attention on English sayings that include a reference to a European country, city, nationality or language. So let’s kick off this post

Posted in Language Tagged with: , , , , , ,

15 invigorating idioms to put a spring in your step

Spring in one's step and other spring idioms

Now that the clocks have gone forward, I think it’s safe to say that spring has well and truly arrived. Even if the weather here in the UK doesn’t appear to have received the memo! Not surprisingly, a blog post

Posted in Idioms Tagged with: , , ,

Bumper crop of gardening idioms for you to pick from

Gardening idiom: sow the seeds of

After visiting two delightful gardens last weekend – one belonging to the National Trust and a private one open under the National Gardens Scheme – I was inspired to research gardening idioms for this week’s post. As with most idiomatic

Posted in Idioms Tagged with: , , , ,

Subscribe to blog

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. No more than one per week!