Five MORE Surprising Origins of Common Phrases

5) ONE NIGHT STAND Today, this phrase is so widely used that everybody thinks they know what it means. We’ve all heard a story about a one night stand – and maybe told one…! But a “one night stand” is actually a term for a performance that’s in town for one night only. According to…

Five Surprising Origins of Common Phrases

All of us use certain phrases, expressions and figures of speech in our daily lives, mostly without giving them much thought. We know what they mean, but what about where they come from? Here is a list of five common phrases that you have probably heard and even used before, and their sometimes surprising origins. Hopefully,…

Four Random Facts

Ever wonder why we use the expression “don’t look a gift horse in the mouth”? Thought about why there’s a “B” in the word “doubt”? Come on in and read the answers to those and a couple other questions.