Mark Hunter (ozma914) wrote,
Mark Hunter
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Writer's Block: Idiomatic Confusion

Whether it's a canary in the coal mine or a waitress in the weeds, idiomatic expressions can sometimes stump us even in our own language. What common expression puzzles you the most?


"Dead as a doornail."

Was a doornail ever alive? And what the heck is a doornail?
Tags: writer's block
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