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Posts tagged ‘Phrases’

That Just Takes the Cake!

You’ve heard the phrase before – often as an expression of incredulity. “That just takes the cake!” But what does cake have to do with winning…

Art by Russell Patterson - "Where there's smoke there's fire," cropped.

It’s the Bee’s Knees!

It’s hard to think back to the flappers of the 1920s without evoking the phrase “bee’s knees”. The phrase implies something of the highest quality, but…

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