Our Beautiful, Funny Language

I could look these up, but I’d rather just play today

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We have so many words and phrases that we use without thinking about them — what they are really saying or what they mean. Let me give you some funny examples.

“You’re pulling my leg.” Where the heck did that come from, and why does it mean “You’re teasing me”? In Spanish, the idea is said, “You’re…

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Jo An Fox-Wright Maddox

Jo An Fox-Wright Maddox

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Former English professor ponders life, love, and how to leap tall buildings in a single bound.