More on idioms

In a comment on my little posting on idioms this morning, Season Taylor linked to this t-shirt:

This is from the mental_floss store: Where knowledge junkies get their fix. They offer a wide variety of linguistically playful shirts and note cards, for example

HOMONYMS are a reel waist of thyme

and

Ambiguity: What happens in Vagueness stays in Vagueness

(with the Happens In, Stays In snowclone).

2 Responses to “More on idioms”

  1. From the puns desk « Arnold Zwicky's Blog Says:

    […] item from the mental_floss store (source of “Idioms are for the birds”, here). It depends on your knowing the advertising slogan “There’s no right way to eat a […]

  2. More rhesus humor | Arnold Zwicky's Blog Says:

    […] item from the mental_floss store (source of “Idioms are for the birds”, here). It depends on your knowing the advertising slogan “There’s no right way to eat a Reese’s” […]

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