42 Idiom Origins - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 29)
What are the origins of idioms and expressions we use in everyday life?
The origins of expressions and common sayings can be self-evident or shrouded in half-truths. We try to get to the bottom of these everyday idioms and phrases in this episode of The List Show.
The List Show is a weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at the origins of 42 idioms such as, "once in a blue moon," "peeping Tom," and "silver lining."
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