Language lovers from other parts of the world are big fans of these phrases and idioms.
These phrases and idioms just don't sit right with non-English speakers.
"Swallowed like a postman's sock" is a lot more romantic than it sounds.
There's a good chance the Bard invented the knock-knock joke.
I've continued my research as a freelance quote historian to determine the origins of several famous phrases. Below lie the true story of behind the cliches.
There are gestures belonging to another time that we don't use anymore. There were ways of functioning on a daily basis that would seem foreign today. We relied on objects which are now obsolete. We all have our lists of nostalgia.