16 Delightful Sayings We Need to Bring Back
These expressions let you do everything from give advice to describe your feelings, with charm and originality. So, the next time you get "folded into fours," (slide 7) you'll know how to explain it.
Designer: Jen Troyer
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An easygoing yet effective way to end a rambling phone conversation comes from a humorous phrase used in the last century by people who were not far removed from rural life and remembered the need to defend barns and silos from hungry four-footed invaders. This is how my mild, blue-eyed Illinois grandmother (who grew up on a corn and soybean farm) signed off on phone calls. It just means "I've got to get back to work." So, the next time a friend IMs you when you're in the middle of a project, you can reply once or twice, then text that you've got to get back to your rat-killing.