Idiomatic Origins

A man standing on a dock under a full moon

In A Moment … ‘In The Twinkling of An Eye’

In the blink of an eye. That is how quickly this idiom of biblical origin (from 1 Cor. 15: 51–52) has been changed, as it describes a mysterious and wonderful moment, at the trumpet sound, when everything will change.

Fly Straight Like a Honeybee

The idiom make a beeline for is a bit of a mystery as we watch the erratic dance of bees – So, what’s with bees and beelines?

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