Puzzling Sayings / Phrases

Published by in Offbeat
28th Jul 2016

Just for fun, here are a few sayings or phrases that make me wonder or chuckle.

One has to wonder how some of these came to be.

Well I do anyway and here is me once again poking fun at the silly things we say.

You’ve got to be kidding!

  • No I just told you I shot off my toe! Why would I kid about that?

Time flies

  • How silly! Clocks have hands not wings.

I’m afraid that won’t work

  • So it won’t work, nothing to be afraid of love.

Have you left your senses?

  • No! I can smell and see and feel things? What are you insinuating?

What in the world are you thinking?

  • Well I think a lot of things and most are in the world so this could take a while.

You’re out of your mind!

  • Um… I’m confused. Oh I guess you’re right then.

The proof is in the pudding

  • There’s milk in the pudding but I don’t see any proof.

Who would have thought?

  • Well clearly someone would have or you wouldn’t have asked about it.

Shoot the breeze

  • How exactly does one do this and how would one know when they hit it?

You took the words right out of my mouth.

  • As long as you don’t touch my gum!

Straight from the horses mouth.

  • Ewww! I don’t want any of that thanks!

It’s raining cats and dogs

  • I’ve never personally seen this happen but I would want one heck of an umbrella on that day!

He likes to spin a good yarn.

  • Why? Unless of course he knits and then yeah he would wouldn’t he?


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