To behave quietly and unexpectedly for which the source is the New Testament Thessalonians I, 5:2 “The day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the nig...
A simile for great speed or extremely fast and dates from the early 20th century. The tracer bullet is a British invention from WWI and was introduced...
see Herding cats
see Sell/Selling like hot cakes
Like it or lump it means much the same thing as take it or leave it, and dates from the late 18th/early 19th century. There is still some debate as to...
see Packed like sardines
see Hell’s bells
see Pot calling the kettle black
see Two peas in a pod
see Water off a duck’s back