Colloquial saying from readers

  • A hop, skip and a jump from here
  • What the Sam Hill–?
  • What in tarnation–?
  • I’ll be a monkey’s uncle
  • A month of Sundays
  • Once in a blue moon
  • Can’t teach an old dog new tricks
  • No fool like an old fool
  • Raining cats and dogs
  • Curiosity killed the cat
  • Hold your horses
  • For Pete’s sake
  • For the love of Mike
  • For crying out loud
  • You can’t get blood from a turnip
  • Blood is thicker than water
  • Blood will tell
  • So help me Hannah
  • Jeepers!
  • Jeepers Creepers!
  • I’ll betcha two bits
  • Up the creek without a paddle
  • Scarce as hens’ teeth
  • Hubba hubba
  • My stars and garters
  • Hotter than a gangster’s pistol
  • It’s the cat’s pajamas…the cat’s meow… the bee’s knees…
  • He’d lie when the truth would serve him better
  • She looked as if she’d been dragged through a knothole backwards
  • It’s a pip or pipperoo
  • There are more hoses’ behinds than there are horses
  • Whipper-snapper
  • I’ve got a hitch in my git-along
  • It’s not where you sit on Sundays but where you stand the rest of the week
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