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Posts tagged ‘American Phrases’

Know Your Onions

To “know your onions” means knowing a lot about a subject. It’s a phrase that isn’t so common anymore. It’s a child of 1920’s slang, a slang…

Pepsi's precursor to "more bang for your buck".

More Bang for Your Buck

The phrase means “more value for your money,” and it has a more political origin than you might expect. It all starts in the 1950’s with…

As Easy As Pie

Nothing is as American as apple pie, or so they say. And, as some have it, some things are “easy as pie”. Pie isn’t a particularly…

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