Let Sleeping Dogs Lie II

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Originally uploaded by waɪ.tiː Let Sleeping Dogs Lie is an idiom that means, leave something alone if it might cause trouble. Of course this is a photo of two dogs sleeping. Sam and Laika having a snooze, with a do not disturb notice between them. It is best to let them […]

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day

“Rome wasn’t built in a day” is something that you say which means that it takes a long time to do an important job. This photo shows the Coliseum in Rome. Original photo by Eustaquio Santimano

Couch Potato

Potato Head – Couch Potato : )Originally uploaded by oddsock You can have fun with silly English idioms too. For the meaning of this and other food idioms, click here.

Splitting Headache

Splitting Headache Originally uploaded by YTaP Anybody got an aspirin? Happy Halloween! Split means to divide into two or more parts, especially along a particular line. A headache is a pain you feel inside your head. I’ve got a splitting headache, means I’ve got a really bad headache. Of course in this photo this is […]

Reflecting on the Rosetta Stone

7 Days – The Rosetta Stone Originally uploaded by YTaP The Rosetta Stone is an Ancient Egyptian artifact which was instrumental in advancing modern understanding of hieroglyphic writing. The stone is a Ptolemaic era stele with carved text. The text is made up of 3 translations of a single passage, written in two Egyptian language […]