The room would be called a rotunda if it was round but the ceiling was flat.
The lights that dangled high above our head were like those of a gymnasium my mom told me about. 111 more words
Almost every day, I hear people use old sayings and slang words in routine conversation, rather than simply saying what they mean.
But I’m glad we use language that way, because life wouldn’t be nearly as interesting if we all simply said what we meant every time we open our mouths. 1,036 more words
I never tire of examining the origins of the zillions of old sayings, idioms and slang words we who speak English so often use in every day conversation. 895 more words