When Pigs Fly — Refute the Idiom

fly_pigHave you ever counted the number of idioms people use in every day conversation? I’m guilty of dropping a few without thinking about it. Wag the Dog. A Leopard Can’t Change His Spots. All Bark and No Bite. Beat a Dead Horse. Bite Off More Than You Can Chew. Don’t Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth. Cry Wolf, Curiosity Killed the Cat. Why do people use idioms? Why do so many contain animal references? Do animals like being used in idioms? What happens when animals try to live them out? I guess pigs fly. Continue reading