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Double Meaning

Many of our phrases and activities have double or hidden meanings. There is the obvious definition and there is the imaginary or implied meaning. One idiom that comes to mind is: “Bless your heart”. On the surface, this conventionally is … Continue reading

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For Pete’s Sake!

While waiting for a downtown traffic signal to turn green, the driver of the pickup truck behind my car started honking her┬áhorn repeatedly. I glanced at the signal and noticed it was still red. The pickup’s horn honked again. I … Continue reading

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