Common Phrases

Posted by: Pandora

Common Phrases - 05/10/13 12:13 PM

These are all unusual representations of words, phrases or things. Can you figure them out? One posted answer per person, please.



Posted by: manxman

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 12:17 PM

5. in between jobs smile
Posted by: Flo NS

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 12:22 PM

9. backward stroke
Posted by: Sondi

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 12:31 PM

6. no makeup

wave
Posted by: CCbomber

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 12:55 PM

3. day in, day out
Posted by: curly

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 12:57 PM

4. Parting gift
Posted by: looney4labs

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 12:59 PM

7. Back to Square One puppy
Posted by: Cue

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 01:34 PM

2. short recess wave
Posted by: CanukDenis

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 02:04 PM

1:foregone conclusion
Posted by: GBC

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 02:13 PM

8. time warp
Posted by: Niki

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 06:16 PM

8. time after time think
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 08:14 PM

Wonderful answers! I'm sending Flo back to the drawing board just for a tweak. Niki got #8. Sondi, try again. wave
Posted by: Marian

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 08:36 PM

6. kiss and make up? wave
Posted by: BobH

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 08:55 PM

Oops, I missed the note about giving Flo another chance and answered 9. Removed.
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 09:07 PM

Good answer, Marian! wave

Bob, feel free to answer, please. I'll tell people to try again, but that doesn't give them dibs. smile
Posted by: BobH

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 09:21 PM

9. okay, backstroke - this one hit me right away as a former (small time) competitive swimmer.
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Common Phrases - 05/10/13 11:42 PM

That's correct! smile

I realize that some things are said differently in different places (french fries vs chips), so Flo's answer might also have been correct. smile
Posted by: Flo NS

Re: Common Phrases - 05/11/13 01:42 AM

I concede backstroke is better than backward stroke.
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Common Phrases - 05/11/13 10:28 AM

kissy