Idioms

Idioms Comics – Quotoons™ by Charlie Rubel

What does a bug find attractive in another bug?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. – Aphorism

‘Beauty in the eye of the beholder’ has a literal meaning: that the perception of beauty is subjective – people can have differing opinions on what is beautiful. So what one person perceives as flawless and captivating might be ordinary or unappealing to another. So, how does one bug find another bug attractive? It seriously boggles the …

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Comic strip panel featuring the idiom, Doubting Thomas.

Doubting Thomas

A Doubting Thomas is a skeptic who refuses to believe without direct personal experience — a reference to the Gospel of John‘s depiction of the Apostle Thomas, who, in John’s account, refused to believe the resurrected Jesus had appeared to the ten other apostles until he could see and feel Jesus’ crucifixion wounds. But what if you just can’t see — AT ALL?   Would you still …

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Comic strip panel that uses the idiom, there is safety in numbers.

There is Safety in Numbers.

This idiom means basically means that you are safer doing something if there are a lot of people doing it rather than doing it by yourself (alone). Sort of like a hive mentality. Your chances are better if there’s a lot of people around. Do you remember the Twilight Zone Episode, “To Serve Man?” So which …

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