Idiom of the day: Armchair expert Meaning: A person who knows a lot about a subject, but has little or no experience or real understanding of it. Example: - I can give you a lot of advice about driving. - But you’ve never driven in your life, you’re.
American Idioms-----originated during battlefield surgery before chloroform was invented and the injured soldier or sailor was given a bullet to bite when nothing else was available to try to ease the pain. Probably some were swallowed.
Idiom of the day: Get your wires crossed. Meaning: To misunderstand someone. Example: Jenny got her wires crossed. I told her to email John, but she emailed James. Origin: This expression transfers a wrongly wired telephone or telegraph connection to.