Phrases and Sayings

Phrases and Sayings

We Brits have a thousand and one sayings that we use regularly but the origins of which are lost in the mists of time.

Heck, if WE don’t know the origins of these phrases, how can we expect our friends to understand them.

Of course there are often several explanations for the origins of a phrase, I will report the explanations which is generally accepted as the most plausible.