Saturday, March 6, 2010

Vocabulary enrichment

Simile
As changeable as the weather.

Metaphor

To give the cold shoulder (treat coldly).

Idiom

A fool and his money are soon parted
This idiom is basically a truism. It means stupidity costs money. Like many idioms, the subject of the idiom is sometimes contracted. If you use the phrase A fool and his money, the rest of it is redundant, or can be used in context.

A fool and his money, that was a dumb investment, and it did part him from his money.

Proverb
A bird in hand is worth two in the bush (something that one already has is better than something that one
may or may not be able to get)

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