Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Scapegoat: Someone Else Who Takes the Blame

Storm in a teacup #ENGexpressions

I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

Ruled #OtherWordsforSaid

Dead Ringer: 100% identical. A duplicate. #ENGidiom

Paddle one's own canoe #ENGexpressions

Don't judge a book by its movie #bumperstickers

A dream is a wish your heart makes. ~ Cinderella  #quote

As  soon as you sit down to a cup of hot coffee, your boss will  ask you to do something which will last until the coffee is  cold. #lifelaws

Keep one's powder dry #ENGexpressions


Green-eyed monster #ENGexpressions

In a recent survey, Americans revealed that banana was their favorite smell. #factoid

Lung Cancer in Women Mushrooms #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines

If something we said can be interpreted two ways, and one of the ways makes you sad or angry, we meant the other one. ~ #ifmenwrotetherules

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. - George Santayana #quotes

Dead to the world #ENGexpressions

Credibility gap #ENGexpressions

Cold shoulder #ENGexpressions


KINDNESS, n. A brief preface to ten volumes of exaction. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Nosey parker #ENGexpressions

TALK, v.t. To commit an indiscretion without temptation, from an impulse without purpose. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote
Snakes are immune to their own poison. #factoid

He who laughs last thinks slowest #bumperstickers

A new trouble was dawning on his thickening mental horizon #literaryExpression

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. - Henry Ford #quotes

The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerence. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

She stood on a balcony inexplicably mimicking him hiccuping and amicably welcoming him in. #tonguetwister

Scapegoat: Someone else who takes the blame. #ENGidiom

Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet. ~ Victor Hugo #quote

I don't have a solution but I admire the problem. #humanNature



Fly in the ointment #ENGexpressions

Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking. ~ Dave Barry #quote




The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. ~ James Allen #quote

If you find it hard to laugh at yourself, I would be happy to do it for you. ~ Groucho Marx #sarcastic #quote

The total number of human taste buds (tongue, palate, cheeks) is about 10,000. #factoid

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple. #factoid

No matter what happens, somebody will find a way to take it too seriously. ~ Dave Barry #quote


Why do Americans choose from just two people to run for president and 50 for Miss America? #paraprosdokian #ENGgrammar

Why? Because I SAID so, that's why! #Momism

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance. ~ Hippocrates #quote

Spitting Image: The exact likeness or kind. #ENGidiom

Practice Makes Perfect: By constantly practicing, you will become better. #ENGidiom

The Morse Code = Here come dots #anagram

Give the thumbs up/down #ENGexpressions

If it itches, it will be scratched. We do that. ~ #ifmenwrotetherules

Paintings by Edgar Leon Segovia & Cristina Quinde Herrera
Notified #OtherWordsforSaid

Chickens will come home to roost, one's #ENGexpressions

Indicated #OtherWordsforSaid

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. ~ Walt Disney #quote

Don't break your arm patting yourself on the back. #Momism

Write drunk; edit sober. ~ Ernest Hemingway #quote