Origin of 8 Common phrases
The average male speaks about 6,000 words per day. Some of that is incoherent babble, and some of it might be quite intelligent. Obviously it depends on the speaker.
But what ties men together, from the verbose to the men of few words, is a set of common phrases. So we decided to take a look at some of those phrases, mostly our favorites, to see where they originated. The items below, while not exactly crutches of the most eloquent speaker, have become part of the fabric of the mainstream lexicon.