Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Still Small Voice

Piles of golden clouds just peering above the horizon #literaryExpression

The Game is up #ENGexpressions

Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear. ~ Dave Barry #quote

Get one's dander up #ENGexpressions

I would have never talked to MY mother like that! #Momism

Sanity is a madness put to good uses. ~ George Santayana #quote
Darkness oozed out from between the trees #literaryExpression

There’s so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets? ~ Dick Cavett #quote

The chivalric sentiment of honor #literaryExpression

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

NONSENSE, n. The objections that are urged against this excellent dictionary. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. ~ James Baldwin #quote

Cry wolf #ENGexpressions

Dowdy: shabby, old-fashioned; an unkempt woman #ExquisiteAdjectives

Wine and Dine: When somebody is treated to an expensive meal. #ENGidiom

Dolphins are so smart that within a few weeks of captivity, they can train people to stand on the very edge of the pool and throw them fish. #paraprosdokian #ENGgrammar

Bookkeeper' and 'bookkeeping' are the only 2 words in the English language with three consecutive double letters #ENGlanguage

If you can read this, I can slam on my brakes and sue you #bumperstickers

New dreams began to take wing in his imagination #literaryExpression

Cats can jump up to 7 times their tail length #factoids

Catch red-handed #ENGexpressions

To the bitter end #ENGexpressions

A kind of ineffable splendour crowns the day #literaryExpression

An idealist believes the short run doesn't count. A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run. - Sydney J. Harris #quote

Still small voice #ENGexpressions

Get down to the nitty-gritty #ENGexpressions

Oppressed with a confused sense of cumbrous material [cumbrous = cumbersome] #literaryExpression

Nature seemed to revel in unwonted contrasts [unwonted = unusual] #literaryExpression

Not fit to hold a candle to #ENGexpressions

Bellicose: quarrelsome (its synonym belligerent can also be a noun)  #ExquisiteAdjectives

Seventh heaven #ENGexpressions

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable. ~ Denis Waitley #quote

An odd little air of penitent self-depreciation #literaryExpression

Enticed irresistibly by the freedom of an open horizon #literaryExpression

Siren voices/song #ENGexpressions

Scarlet woman #ENGexpressions

Play one's cards close to one's chest #ENGexpressions

What is the longest you've had a "borrowed" item but not been able to return it because they moved? #JournalWritingIdeas

Tremulous: nervous, trembling, timid, sensitive #ExquisiteAdjectives