The Origin of a Phrase

The meaning of a phrase:

  • A Chip on your shoulder:
  •   Being very angry about situations that happened in the past.  Holding a grudge.
  • A Dime a Dozen:  
  •    Something that is very common and easy to acquire.
  •   A Fool and his Money are Soon Parted:    A person that is acting foolish with          money and possessions can lose their money due to carelessness or by being tricked.                                                  
  • A Piece of Cake:    A task that is easy to complete. Also similar to another phrase:  Easy As Pie.
  • An Arm and a Leg:   An idiom that means the price paid for something was extremely expensive.  Excessive.
  •   All Greek To Me:    When something doesn’t make any sense due to a complex nature.
  • Back to Square One:    To start over from the beginning.
  • Back to the Drawing Board:    To start over again on a design that previously failed.
  • Barking up the Wrong Tree:    To assume something that happened to another, and being wrong in doing so.
  • Beating A Dead Horse:    Bringing up old issues that once were resolved.
  • Beating Around the Bush:    Someone that avoids the issue or task.  Procrastination.
  • Between a Rock and a Hard Place:    When someone is given two difficult choices.
  • Birds of a Feather Flock Together:    People with similar interests gather together.
  • Break The Ice:   When a person is new to a group and gains social acceptance.
  • Burst Your Bubble:    To purposefully ruin another person’s celebration of happiness.





Welcome to Life and The Stuff That Happens! The Tiffs and Turns of Today.

I will be writing poems and inspirational quotes about living in general; self-help tips; and pictures.  I will be blogging about real issues of today.  One Tiff after another and how to handle life with grace.

Remember, people can’t be changed.  So make each day as good as you can and replace each negative with a positive. 

Relax with your favorite drink, or Keto/os mixed any way you like and enjoy life and the stuff that happens.

Have a beautiful day!