Bull in a China Shop

by Joanne Mason on December 24, 2012

Take a look at this guy. Now imagine him in a china shop, surrounded by crystal wine glasses and fine china teacups. Do you think the merchandise would survive? Someone who is a bull in a china shop is awkward, clumsy, and uncoordinated, with a tendency to disrupt things. Example 1 I can’t take Greg […]


Get Out of Dodge

by Joanne Mason on November 11, 2012

Reading a news story this morning, I came across an idiom I don’t see often anymore: get out of Dodge. When you get out of Dodge, you leave a dangerous situation or place in a hurry. Or, you might tell someone to get out of Dodge when you want that person to leave. The article from […]