Monday, April 7, 2008

Explanations for everything

Ever wondered why a football/soccer match between two local teams is called a "derby"? Well, wonder no more. Michael Quinion explains on his wild and wonderful website: World Wide Words.

Here are a few other, non-football, explanations for various words and phrases:

1. Truthiness - for fans of the Colbert Report

2. Going to hell in a handbasket

3. High Street

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