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9 Things You Need To Stop Saying

PureWow | Posted 07.06.2015 | Comedy
PureWow

Remember when you were 14 and your mom made you stop saying "like" 127 times a day? Fine, we'll admit it: She was right.

Finding Worldly Wisdom in Cautionary Cliches

Trana Pittam | Posted 06.27.2015 | Women
Trana Pittam

With each passing year, I become more aware that simple clichés -- the ones I never really paused to ponder before -- exist because of their timeless truth. And if you embrace and reflect on the words you once considered trite, you will be amazed at the guidance and hope they can offer.

Best in Show! What's Your Favorite Dog or Cat Saying?

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Hodgson

As a parent and dog trainer I'm programmed to look at life from another's perspective, and this time my impulses took a refreshing turn. With idiom dictionaries in hand, I scrolled through and took a look at the origin and meanings of idioms that evolved from our relationship with dogs and cats. It's been a delightful romp!

Because I Said So

Don Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2013 | College
Don Meyer, Ph.D.

In his book Ken Jennings has compiled "125 of the nagging Mom and Dad-isms that we all grew up with." To the best of his ability he has researched them and renders a verdict of "True" or "False." For some of them he acknowledges that the truth is not absolute.

Kids Fill In The Blanks ... With Hilarious Results

Ellen Seidman | Posted 08.25.2012 | Parents
Ellen Seidman

Ever have to stifle laughter around your kid because you know you shouldn't be cracking up over something they've done but it's beyond funny?