Objects in Mirror

Grammar Grater calls out, "Hey, idiom!"

Posted at 9:58 AM on September 21, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Language fans take a trip to the animal farm this week on Grammar Grater:

"[...] we're exploring a veritable carnival of idiomatic expressions. In spoken and written English people often use metaphors to create more colorful sentences. Two idioms in particular often get confused: The elephant in the room and the 800 pound gorilla."
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