word origins

Strange Origins of Expressions and Customs

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on September 19, 2018

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I’ve always been fascinated by words—a useful trait for a writer. A friend emailed the following roots of common sayings that you might enjoy knowing as I did. Next week I plan to write about sayings that originated in Scripture. There is an old hotel/pub in Marble Arch, London, which used to have a gallows […]

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