So, in the midst of the shopping craze on Friday, I managed to buy myself a new trivia book: Phraseology, by Barbara Ann Kipfer.
It's utterly fascinating. I'm reading about all kinds of old-timey-sounding phrases that I fully intend to start working into my everyday vocabulary. For instance, it was really hard coming back to work today after the long, fabulous weekend. I'm feeling all mops and brooms. (Out of sorts).
Anyway, I was most fascinated by the diner lingo, which... READ ON