The science of the idioms
A bird in the hand is worth two poops on your fingers, meaning
You think you’re the shit, but actually you are a piece of shit.
A penny for your thoughts, should be
A penny for you to stop your thoughts, meaning
Stop being stupid.
Add insult to injuries, should be
Add salt to injuries, meaning
Do something very evil to someone while they’re already down in the dumps
At the drop of a hat, should
At the drop of a bat, meaning
If anyone flirts with your lover, even so much as winks, you will beat them senseless.
Back to the drawing board, should be
Back to the yawning board, meaning
Not that story again, and again, and again.
Ball is in your court, should be
Balls in your court, meaning
You’re going to get laid…
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