Fricassee of Words

Fricassee of Words – Going Bananas

We’ve all seen videos of people who slip and fall and whose bodies seem to go into contortions defying the laws of physics between to tipping point and the crash. And we’ve all laughed, of course. It’s not that we lack compassion. It’s just that there is humor in the moment. Thankfully, the person who… Continue reading Fricassee of Words – Going Bananas

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Fricassee of Words – Cream of the Crop

  Of all idioms, food-related and otherwise, “Cream of the Crop” is among the most readily understood across cultures. Of all idioms, it is one of the few that has an equivalent in several other languages. Agriculture is at the root of this expression. The meaning is clear: “the best of the best.” The French… Continue reading Fricassee of Words – Cream of the Crop

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Fricassee of Words – A Watched Pot

A kettleful of water was set to boil moments before these first words were typed. Just a coincidence, mind you. However, the distance from kitchen to keyboard is but a few steps, the short pause required to gather thoughts was nowhere near the writer’s block long stare, and yet the kettle switch just made its… Continue reading Fricassee of Words – A Watched Pot