Wednesday, 7 November 2012

To coin a phrase!

Just so you know ‘To coin a phrase’

Meaning: To create/invent a new phrase.

It does not mean to quote someone else’s phrase.
To do so is just lazy.

So now you know can you please get it right

(Courtesy of http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/coin-a-phrase.html)

2 comments:

MortimerBones said...

that is a bit random Maffi.

Maffi said...

No it wasn't! People say it all the time when they dont know whast it means esp: FB and Twitter