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Tumblr User Breaks Down The True Meaning Behind Common ‘Figures Of Speech’

There are so many different figures of speech that we use every single day and we don’t know much about. For example—blood is thicker than water. Did you know that there’s a part after the phrase that changes the connotation of the saying completely? Sometimes, getting a little history lesson on certain sayings can truly expand your mind.

Curiosity didn’t actually kill the cat.

Jack of all trades, you’re actually not that great.

Birds of a feather, watch your back.

Cheese >>>>> Worms.

Clearly, the more you know.