Monday, May 07, 2007

Cold enough to freeze the off a brass monkey

Where do all those phrases we use everyday come from?

It's time for our Monday morning time waster.

This should make your day as unproductive as possible.

The Phrase Finder

1 comment:

sleepyrn said...

I hate you!!!

I am already hooked on the puzzles and NOW I will be looking up origins from now til dooms. I love language and I love to discover orgins of phrases - you have now killed all the free time I have. Unlike many people i cannot waste a monday morning at work doing these fun and mind building activities as I very rarely have a chance to even sit down. I start at 0630 and leave when patient care and paperwork are done - whatever time that happens to be 4, 6, or 8pm or anytime in between.

It's 0537 - off to work I go