I came across a lovely book by Ella Frances Sanders highlighting curious expressions found around the world. It reminded me of few sayings from my local language and inspired this list of 11 local sayings and their origins.
It made me go back to my childhood. There were certain sayings that just stuck with you, right? Something your grandma or your mom used to say repeatedly, which made no sense to you back then but was hilarious as hell. Now you realize those things are a part of your vocabulary now!
Aditi Kaushiva is a compulsive traveller, dancer, author, an eclectic writer and co-founder of The Dance Bible, an Indian based dance management and networking platform for dance lovers. She dabbles in travel writing, arts and culture, and fiction on her blog Aditi's Pen and hopes to publish her second book soon.
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