The origins of every day expressions

Editing_and_proofreading_blog_687English can be a strange language. There are many common expressions we use all the time without any idea where they came from, or what they originally meant. We just know what we mean by them today. Here are 14 expressions with crazy origins that you would never have guessed.

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