Peg Herring, an historical and contemporary mystery author is currently on a Blog Crawl and is posting about the English language and its wonderful richness. Today, Peg’s talking about Idioms. Why not visit Peg’s blog and see what other blogs she’s visited and what other aspects of the language she has been discussing? Her blog address –http://itsamysterytomepegherring.blogspot.com/
high tide”. At high tide, the clams are safe and sound under the water, and you
can’t dig them out and eat them.
the purchase of salt. The English word salary derives from the Latin word for “salt”.