Day: January 30, 2015

  • Killing two birds with one stone

    Two guillemots standing out from the crowd

    …And other inappropriate metaphors. How about some modern alternatives? Killing two birds with one stone I often find myself using old-fashioned expressions without paying any thought to how inappropriate they might be. As a keen birder, conservationist and bird photographer “Killing two birds with one stone” is probably the most inappropriate aphorism of all. In particular […]