More Food Expressions

 

Apple pie

Apple pie (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Cheesy and corny got me thinking about other food words we commonly use in expressions. Here are some I came up with. (Here are some up with which I came. See why it’s fine to end sentences with prepositions?)

Spill the beans

Full of piss and vinegar

Apple of my eye

Top banana

Toast of the town

Apple pie order

An apple a day keeps the doctor away (but so does a flu shot)

Brown as a berry (I have never seen a brown berry.)

Cool as a cucumber

Cut the mustard/cheese

Humble pie

Let them eat cake (thanks to Marie Antoinette)

Milk of human kindness

Not my cup of tea

Pie in the sky

 Salad days (thank you, Cleopatra, by way of Shakespeare)

Say cheese

Sour grapes

Bring home the bacon

One sandwich short of a picnic

Are you hungry yet?

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2 Comments

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2 responses to “More Food Expressions

  1. Diana Forester

    and of course, easy as pie.

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