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Have you ever wondered why we use certain phrases or words? Where did they come from? What's the origin of that saying? Why do we say "Rule of Thumb"? Why should we mind our "P's & Q's"? Why do we put something "kitty corner"? Hosts Scott and Liam Kelly have the answers to those questions "where does that come from?" & "why do we say that?" We know you could just look it up online, but why not have us do the work for you and have a fun time listening!

Why Do We Say That‪?‬ Scott & Liam Kelly

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Have you ever wondered why we use certain phrases or words? Where did they come from? What's the origin of that saying? Why do we say "Rule of Thumb"? Why should we mind our "P's & Q's"? Why do we put something "kitty corner"? Hosts Scott and Liam Kelly have the answers to those questions "where does that come from?" & "why do we say that?" We know you could just look it up online, but why not have us do the work for you and have a fun time listening!

    Why Do We Say...Handle With Kid Gloves

    Why Do We Say...Handle With Kid Gloves

    On this episode, we cover the phrases:

    Handle with Kid Gloves
    My Name is Mud
    Under the Weather
    Face The Music (Before Bill & Ted Do)

    We also play our world famous game show Word Or Not A Word.

    Follow us on Instagram @whydowesaythat

    • 39 min
    Why Do We Say...Cooking Up A Storm?

    Why Do We Say...Cooking Up A Storm?

    On today's episode we cover the phrases:

    Put the Cart Before the Horse
    Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
    Cooking Up A Storm
    Lunatic Fringe

    We update everyone on our Mario Lopez watch and welcome our newest contestant to Word Or Not A Word!

    Follow us on Instagram: @whydowesaythat

    • 30 min
    Why Do We Say...Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

    Why Do We Say...Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

    On today's show, Liam does a great job explaining:

    Out of the Blue &
    Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

    and Scott does an extremely mediocre job with:
    That's How the Cookie Crumbles &
    You Bet Your Bottom Dollar

    We also have another contestant for our world famous (yet contested) game show Word Or Not A Word!

    @why_do_we_say_that on Instagram

    • 33 min
    Why Do We Say...Push The Envelope?

    Why Do We Say...Push The Envelope?

    Hello Everyone!

    On today's episode, we cover:

    Speak Of The Devil
    Push The Envelope
    Spare the Rod and Spoil The Child
    Close But No Cigar

    Please follow us on Instagram @why_do_we_say_that

    We also up date everyone on our Mario Lopez watch and play the world famous, yet contested game show- Word Or Not A Word.

    • 31 min
    Why Do We Say...Dead As A Doornail?

    Why Do We Say...Dead As A Doornail?

    Welcome to this week's episode!

    Today we cover:
    Once in a Blue Moon
    Going the Extra Mile
    Different Strokes for Different Folks
    Dead as a Doornail

    Join us also for our Mario Lopez watch and Kristina joins us as the latest contestant of Word Or Not a Word.

    • 31 min
    Why Do We Say...When Pigs Fly?

    Why Do We Say...When Pigs Fly?

    On today's episode we cover:

    When Pigs Fly
    Rest on Your Laurels
    Crash and Burn
    Don't Go Off Half-Cocked

    Plus our friend Garry joins us for our world famous (yet contested) game show, Word Or Not A Word!

    Stay tuned to the end for another update on our Mario Lopez watch.

    Follow us on Instagram: @why_do_we_say_that

    • 38 min

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scottymayknow ,

I love finding out about phrases

I’m actually a nut about language and finding out where different turns of phrases come from! This father and son duo have a fun dynamic and I highly recommend

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