This is why you’re losing your marbles

This is why you’re losing your marbles

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marblesThe trouble with idiomatic expressions is that they can seem so straightforwardly to refer to real experience that speakers miss their origins in cultural fictions. Consider, for example, the idiom “that dog won’t hunt”, which first appeared in the United States sometime in the 20th century. When language historians deal with the phrase at all, […]

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