Americanisms are special phrases that are unique to U.S. culture. You probably say them all the time, either in conversation or in your writing (though we would suggest avoiding the latter).
If your home language is English, I hope this web page will amuse you, and if you are a student of English, learning to speak English as a second language (ESL), you should find this list of sayings about eggs very helpful. Without too much difficulty, I have managed to think of ten sayings about...
Birds often show up in common English idioms and proverbs. Have you ever wondered where phrases such as "a little birdie told me" or "it's for the birds" came from?
The bear is a true wonder of nature and most bear idioms make reference to the strength and forceful nature of this amazing animal.
There are a number of idioms that are related to pigs. Some are negative and derogatory, but some can be positive and complimentary. I hope that you find these fun.
Hi World. There are a number of idioms that are related to Fish. Some are negative and derogatory, but some can be positive and complimentary. An idiom is a phrase or an expression that cannot be...
Several useful English expressions have the word Penny in them - interesting for English speakers, educational for Students of English as a Second Language
A movie made it popular and marriage counselors used it to coin a very foreboding term. Yet, the seven-year itch once referred to a medical condition. Either way, it has a negative connotation.
An article detailing twenty idioms related to Rabbits, Hares and Bunnies. An idiom helps to make our speech more expressive and colourful and these rabbit related idioms a variety of expressions. Some of which can negative and a little derogatory, with others being positive and complimentary.
The Naughty Grammarian instructs on the finer points of English usage, points either never learned or long ago forgotten. This lesson is on the misuse of the words "literally" and "awesome."