Literary figures in everyday speech

In one of my recent classes, …

Word of the day: big cheese

At a party last week I

Chunk of the day: a rite of passage

Generally speaking, I’m not one for …

Chunk of the day: having some work done

Those of you who follow my …

Word of the day: whitewash

By the 18th of June 1984 …

Phrase of the day: How the other half lives

May has been a truly miserable …

Word of the day: Blimey!

I have to begin with a

Phrase of the day: What’s the damage?

Last month, I had to take

Chunk of the day: Needs must

After class yesterday, I popped out

What’s in a name?

Almost as soon as I started …