By Trevor Bryden
What does the phrase mind your p’s and q’s mean and where does it come from? Trevor Bryden’s latest cartoon illustrates the origin of this phrase.
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by Trevor Bryden
The word litter has a surprisingly wide range of meanings in English. Trevor Bryden illustrates how some of them came about:
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We’re trying something slightly different here – a cartoon by Trevor Bryden illustrating the origin of the English phrase let the cat out of the bag. Let us know what you think!
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