🤓 Flicking Money: Robbing Peter to Pay Paul 🤔
An entertaining and historical dive into the saying 'rob Peter to pay Paul,' exploring its origins and colorful use in language.
⏰ If Not Now, When? 🌍
An introspective look into the cliché used to seize the moment and defy the stagnation of opportunity.
🛏️ Hit the Hay, Hit the Sack 🚀
From farmyard slumber to navy bunks: a whimsical dive into the origins and evolutions of these bedtime clichés.
🤑 Not for Love or Money 💔
An entertaining dive into the cliché that defines the lengths or rather the limits, one wouldn't go to—no matter the temptation.
🏡 Home Is Where the Heart Is ❤️
A heartfelt journey into the saying 'Home is where the heart is,' exploring the myriad ways we define and find our true homes.
📚 That's All, Folks! And Other Finality Faucet Closers 🚿
A deep dive into the often-seen, somewhat-overused, and remarkably conclusive clichés that signal the end of discussions (or arguments).
🪒 Clip Joint: More Than Just a Trim ✂️
Dive into the seedy world of 'clip joints' and the dubious delights of establishments that enjoy giving your wallet a workout.
💅 At Your Fingertips: Handy Musings on Ready Phrases ✍️
Delving into the intriguing history of everyday idioms like 'at one's fingertips,' showcasing how language connects us to ancient wisdom.
🥾 If the Shoe Fits: Walk a Mile in That Cliché Pair 🥿
Unearth the origins and evolution of the cliché 'If the Shoe Fits,' and explore how it trod its way into modern language from olden tales.
💸 Pay As You Go: Paying the Piper
An engaging and thought-provoking journey through the idiom 'pay as you go' and the freedoms of financial independence.
🎭 Actions Speak Louder: The Power of Doing Over Saying 🗣️
An intriguing look into the age-old proverb 'Actions speak louder than words,' exploring its origins, uses, and relevance in modern language.
🛡️ Cutting Off at the Pass: From Western Cowboys to Modern Lingo 🏇
An entertaining dive into the origins and uses of the phrase 'cut off at the pass,' tracing its journey from Wild West movies to political sagas.

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The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Clichés features over four thousand unique clichés and common expressions. Includes definitions, origins, examples, references, and quizzes.

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