6 Hilarious True Meanings of Idioms
Updated: Mar 22
Let's kick Spring off with having a little fun by taking things too literally. When taken seriously, idioms in any language can be funny, absurd, and completely nonsensical. Here are a few of my faves.
🌼 English alone has over 25,000 idiomatic expressions.
🌼 Idiom comes from the Greek word idioma, meaning a manifestation of the peculiar
🌼 Some, but not all, idioms have real meanings behind them, e.g., spill the beans (to reveal a secret) comes from an ancient method of voting, wherein a voter deposited a bean into the cup that represented their candidate. If a jar was spilled before counting the votes, one could see which jar had more beans and prematurely reveal a winner.