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we can keep going 'til hell freezes over' or 'pigs fly' or 'there's a blue moon' or' you come to the end of you tether' or 'the fay lady sings!'
My dad, ever the complimenter, used to tell me I had thighs that could kick start a jumbo jet! At least I never looked like the back end of a bus although I might have been the size of a house
My previous employer used to say that success comes in cans. We never did sing from the same hymn sheet so I left
Life is what you make it
The old ones are the best
Penny for your thoughts
Its all water under the bridge
Sparrows knee caps
sparrows knee caps lily ???? whats that one??????????
Same here Liliy, sparrows?
Seen better hair on bacon.
Something my dad used to say lol, ladies with very skinny legs!
But I do remember hearing other people sayingit tooI
that'll put - hair on your chest; a smile on your face; a tiger in your tank; lead in your pencil; a spring in your step....
Cross that bridge when we come to it
People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
Let sleeping dogs lie.
Green fingers ---- probably had that one.
Skinny legs, my Dad used to say lucky legs..lucky they don't snap.
Lol, that what my husband says about a lady in our road! (Not to her face of course!)
The lights are on, but nobody's in.
A sandwich short of a picnic.
The elephant in the room.
Bob's your uncle.
The apple of my eye
Chip off the old block
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree
A wolf in sheeps clothing.
An eye for an eye.
Better the devil you know
Mrsgarden where are you i've looked up hill and down dale for you
dead dogs don't lie
gone to see a man about a dog
raining cats and dogs.....or coming down in stair rods
up the little wooden hill to bedfordshire
Lily think we've lost the plot!
I didn't realise how many expressions we use in daily life, it's a wonder we can say anything general, considering all the stuff some of us say and what some of us have posted on here. Good to learn what expressions are local and what are countrywide.
Getting to the point that I need a pen and paper to hand everytime I open my mouth.
Still having fun with it. Hope others join in.
Time waits for no man & meal needs attending to. BFN
P.S. I lost the plot years ago, no hope for me i'm afraid
Clueless. Your turn. You got over 50, 224 to date.