July 2017

Sowing Wild Oats

by Joanne Mason on July 1, 2017

Not long ago, a friend and I were walking through a local park and discovered some wild oats. “Who sowed these?” my companion asked. The literal answer was probably park employees or volunteers. But the idiom goes far beyond that. To sow one’s wild oats is to behave recklessly, adventurously, or promiscuously.  It’s often used to […]