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Meanings Lost in Time #4

A Red Herring In common use in the English language meaning something deliberately misleading. Why a herring  to illustrate this? Never given it much thought until now. This meanings lost in time feature is uncovering lots of things: They aren’t red … Continue reading

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Meanings Lost in Time #2

Idioms and sayings. “Cat got your tongue?” This is a curious saying now disappearing from common use. Posed as a query to someone faltering on a reply to a pointed question or accusation. It’s old – dating back thousands of … Continue reading

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