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Speaking of which, this week’s food-oriented idioms inspire hunger of a different sort: “half a loaf is better than no bread” and “the bread always falls butter side down.” Let’s satisfy our hunger for knowledge below the cut:
( First up is "half a loaf is better than no bread":Collapse )
Sometimes languages just don't make sense, do they? Why, for instance, is "backyard" sometimes correct in English, but not always? And why is "frontyard" never correct? Let's take a look at these and similar constructions and see what conclusions we draw.( With the help of the cast of the children"s fantasy classics Half Magic and Magic by the Lake, both by Edward Eager …Collapse )
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