Tag: Idioms

9th March 2015 / / Daily Links

The pixel galaxy, historical turning points, surreal interior designs, animal and boxer portraits and some interesting idioms.

11th March 2013 / / Languages

Every man is a poet. At least he would be, if you were to judge him by his knowledge of idioms. Our languages are riddled with examples of metaphors and similes, word combinations that take on a meaning beyond the sum of their parts. Interestingly, however, the origins of these phrases are often mysterious or disputed. Inspired by this short post series over on the World Text blog, I thought I’d take a look at a handful of German idioms relating to food.