Sunday, 13 September 2015

And What is all this Pother About?

It parted to a liquid horizon and showed the gray rim of the sea #literaryExpression

Dropping Like Flies: A large number of people either falling ill or dying. #ENGidiom

An almost pathetic appearance of ephemeral fragility [ephemeral = markedly short-lived] #literaryExpression

Widows in equatorial Africa actually wear sackcloth and ashes when attending a funeral. #factoid

An atmosphere thick with flattery and toadyism #literaryExpression

Slot Machines = Cash Lost in 'em #anagram

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it ~ Albert Einstein #quote

There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves. ~ Will Rogers #quote
A glance of extraordinary meaning #literaryExpression

Ivy League: Since 1954 the Ivy League has been the following universities:  Columbia, Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Yale, Pennsylvania, Princeton, and Harvard. #ENGidiom

Some people are like Slinkies. Not really good for anything, but you can't help smiling when you see one tumble down the stairs. ~ #BumperSticker

His soul was compressed into a single agony of prayer #literaryExpression

Name one of the kindest people you have ever met. Why? #JournalWritingIdeas

Don't Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth: When someone gives you a gift, don't be ungrateful. #ENGidiom

Who me? I just wander from room to room.

When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water. ~ #OneLiner #BumperSticker

Sadness prevailed among her moods #literaryExpression

The word Himalayas means the "home of snow. #factoid

Her smile was linked with a sigh #literaryExpression

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of payments. ~ #OneLiner #BumperSticker

Unstable moral equilibrium of boyhood #literaryExpression

You don't always get what you want. It's a hard lesson, but you might as well learn it now. #Momism

You Can't Take it With You: Enjoy what you have and not what you don't have, since when you die you cannot take things (such as money) with you. #ENGidiom

Good girls are bad girls that never get caught. ~ #OneLiner #BumperSticker

Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together. ~ Georg Lichtenberg  #quote

Never get out of bed before noon. ~ Charles Bukowski #quote

Good:  excellent, exceptional, fine, marvellous, splendid, superb, wonderful #alternativesToOverusedWords

Anything too stupid to be said is sung. ~ Voltaire #quote

OCEAN, n. A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man -- who has no gills. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

And what is all this pother about? [pother = commotion; disturbance] #literaryExpression

I think, therefore I’ll think. ~ Ayn Rand #quote

The flower of courtesy #literaryExpression

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. ~ Indira Gandhi #quote

In ancient Rome it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose #factoid

The sole equality on earth is death. ~ Philip James Bailey #quote

Get Your Walking Papers: Get fired from a job. #ENGidiom

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote