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Modern Baseball!

This song has been stuck in my head all week long! It’s gotten me pumped up for some interval training and kept me awake on a long drive. 19 more words

Music

Figurative versus Literal Idioms: 'Burying the Hatchet' and 'Stealing someone's Thunder' | Matt

John DennisMany idioms in English seem fundamentally figurative but some originate from literal beginnings.

To ‘bury the hatchet’ means to bring about peace between two opposing sides or parties. 70 more words

The Pied Piper- Part 1

Matt slipped back into the shadows. He lowered the body of the guard he had just killed to the ground. He retrieved the weapons and dragged the corpse behind a mound of rocks. 1,196 more words

Apocalypse

Figurative versus Literal Idioms: 'Burying the Hatchet' and 'Stealing someone's Thunder' | Matt

John DennisMany idioms in English seem fundamentally figurative but some originate from literal beginnings.

To ‘bury the hatchet’ means to bring about peace between two opposing sides or parties. 70 more words

Where does the pudding ‘Spotted Dick’ get its name from? | Matt

The pudding was first mentioned in 1849 in a cookbook. Some county councils banned the name so the pudding had to be called a ‘Spotted Richard’ instead. 49 more words

Where does the phrase 'In the Buff' come from? | Matt

The first people to be ‘in the buff’ were soldiers because the leather that they wore was made of buffalo hide. It had a pinkish-beige colour much like a white person’s skin. 54 more words

Where does the pudding ‘Spotted Dick’ get its name from? | Matt

The pudding was first mentioned in 1849 in a cookbook. Some county councils banned the name so the pudding had to be called a ‘Spotted Richard’ instead. 49 more words