Idioms Comics – Quotoons™ by Charlie Rubel

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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A drunk man's words are a Sober Man's Thoughts

A Drunk Man’s Words, are a Sober Man’s Thoughts.

What soberness conceals, drunkenness reveals is another way to say it.. Actually, there are many ways to say this proverb. Even the Romans had, “In Vino Veritas“, which means in wine there is truth. So, if someone insults you while their drunk, you might want to think twice about it before you punch them in …

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Comic strip panel featuring the idiom Crocodile Tears.

Crocodile Tears

Crocodile tears, or superficial sympathy, is a false, insincere display of emotion such as a hypocrite crying fake tears of grief. The phrase is supposedly derived from an old legend that states that crocodiles cry while devouring their prey.  Not sure who came up with that one. Maybe a crocodile? Crocodiles do indeed have lachrymal glands and produce …

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