To tread the boards.

If you “tread the boards” you are an actor on the stage, but these floorboards are well trodden. More entertainment idioms.

More menu howlers

I had to take a photo of this one. I’m on a seefood diet –  I see food and I eat it. Cold rations sounds as if you are in the army, as do range eggs.  Lamb is a baby sheep. I will not eat the Supremes and I’m not keen on eating bits of […]

To Zorb | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

To ZorbZorbing (globe-riding, sphereing, orbing) is the recreation or sport of rolling downhill (or across water) inside an orb, generally made of transparent plastic. To Zorb | Flickr – Photo Sharing!: ‘via Blog this’


Gutted Originally uploaded by Lynne Hand If someone says they are “gutted” it means they are really disappointed about something. This building has been gutted, as in the interior of the building has been destroyed.


Night Cap Originally uploaded by Lynne Hand A nightcap used to mean a cap worn to bed, but nowadays it is a hot drink, or alcoholic drink taken at the end of the day or before going to bed.