Life is weird. Language is weird.
And as it turns out, same goes for our everyday sayings. Just think about it. "Go fuck yourself" - I would if I could, I would probably like it. "Sweating like a pig" - Spoiler alert: pigs don’t sweat.
19 Common Sayings That Make No Sense"I slept like a baby" - So… You woke up crying throughout the night?
1 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/SpinchairSo… You woke up crying throughout the night?
2 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/COHL7500Spoiler alert: pigs don’t sweat.
3 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/warpusI would if I could. I'd probably like it, too.
4 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/k3vinheychWhat if it leaves you paralysed and bed-ridden?
5 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/JoanofArc5We're all a statistic... whether we're aware of it or not.
6 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/NotAlienHippieAnd? This doesn’t mean our feelings aren't valid.
7 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/teyxenWhat if we’re the fucking worm?
8 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/HunkamuffinYou know what is, though? Menstrual bleeding. How you like them apples?
9 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/vale-tudoSure they are, it's the stupid people who are easily entertained.
10 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/MagnehticJust ask a homeless person. It finitely does.
11 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/chinchillafLife is literally the longest thing you can do. Just think about it.
12 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/ningferretThe only people who aren't under the weather are astronauts in space.
13 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/TummyFrumsIt doesn't really mean anything, it's just an excuse for your shitty parenting.
14 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/ArthamelDon’t hate on us only because we know how to support our actions and opinions with sound arguments. It doesn't automatically mean we lie.
15 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/marksun5Animals tend to lash out when they’re scared, FYI.
16 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/DaleDrako23…So carefully as not to arouse suspicion? Drive it like a rental.
17 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/Arctic_DrunkeyThat pupper licks his balls and sleeps all day.
18 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/toshi04Literally HOW???
19 of 19Pixabay/Reddit/Rock48I mean...
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19 Foreign Words We Need To Start Using In Everyday ConversationsKummerspeck (German) - The excess weight gained from emotional overeating.
1 of 19PixabayThe panicky hesitation just before you have to introduce someone whose name you can't quite remember.
2 of 19PixabayThe excess weight gained from emotional overeating.
3 of 19PixabayThe urge to pinch or squeeze something that is irresistibly cute.
4 of 19PixabayThe pleasant, genial, and intimate feeling associated with sitting around a fire in the winter with close friends.
5 of 19PixabayA state of torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery.
6 of 19PixabayLeaving a book unread after buying it, typically piled up together with other unread books.
7 of 19PixabayA face that needs a slap.
8 of 19PixabayA certain type of affectionate hug - by giving someone a “cwtch,” you’re providing them with a “safe place.”
9 of 19PixabayThe sense upon first meeting a person that the two of you are going to fall in love.
10 of 19PixabayA person who asks a lot of questions.
11 of 19PixabayThe act of taking objects one desires from the house of a friend by gradually borrowing all of them.
12 of 19PixabayTo tenderly run one’s fingers through someone’s hair.
13 of 19PixabayThe fear of diminishing opportunities as one ages.
14 of 19PixabayWhen you’re really full, but your meal is just so delicious you can’t stop eating it.
15 of 19PixabaySomething that looks good from far away but when you get closer, it looks a real mess.
16 of 19PixabayThe act of thinking of a clever comeback when it is too late to deliver it.
17 of 19PixabayThe use of friends, personal charm, and connections to get something difficult done.
18 of 19PixabayThe act of gazing vacantly into the distance without thinking.
19 of 19PixabayTaking pleasure in someone else’s success. The opposite of German Schadenfreude.
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