Don’t Put Your Eggs in One Basket

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“Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket!” You will hear this when someone is depending too much on one solution to a problem or they only have one option for a big life plan. It’s always a good idea to make other plans in case one doesn’t work out for you.   A: […]

April Showers Bring May Flowers

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You might hear someone say this expression during the next month.  April showers bring May flowers is an old proverb that refers to heavy rains during the month of April that lead to lots of sun and flowers blooming in May. It can also refer to when someone is going through a difficult time and […]

Riddle Me This

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What is as light as a feather, but even the world’s strongest person couldn’t hold it for more than a minute?   Answer: Their breath! Source

Crossword Puzzling?

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Solve the crossword puzzle to uncover the secret word!   See if you can figure out the San Francisco attraction by completing the crossword puzzle (all about IIC!) and unscrambling the 9 letters that spell it out (boxed in red). The first student to solve the puzzle gets a prize! (See Sera in the Bush building) […]

Pressed for Time

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“Pressed for time” : to not have much time. This idiom is used for occasions when one has a limited amount of time to accomplish something. ex: Samara is pressed for time. She has to finish her project by tonight!  image source

Nutty as a Fruitcake!

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: completely crazy! A fruitcake is a common dessert often eaten around the holiday season. It is basically a bread containing fruits and nuts. In the case of this idiom, when someone is referred to as being as nutty as a fruitcake, it implies he/she is totally insane! EX: Peter bought an 18 foot tall […]